“I don’t believe this.” Or “this can’t be happening.” What if it is? Coronavirus is now provoking global shock. It’s a generalized “I can’t believe this is real”: I can’t go out for a pizza I can’t get my hair cut. I can’t take a walk. I can’t leave my house. Covid-19’s ultimate effects will […]
Is Art Collecting Healthy?
Art and the quest for beauty can leave you sleepless. A patient recently came to me with an unusual complaint – art collecting induced insomnia. He could not stop thinking about modern and contemporary prints, what he possessed and more possessively what he further wished to have. A universe of potential desire awaited him each night. […]
Could Reading Books Be Key To Living Long?
Books for Long Life Can reading books provide you a longer life? Is reading itself a key to better survival? A recent study from Yale argues that the active reading of books (more so than periodicals, sorry,) may give you a better chance to continue reading for a long, long time. The research went back to […]
Returning to Sleep
People complain to me ceaselessly – they can’t get back to sleep. Yet returning to sleep engages the same tools that help you fall asleep. If sleep is as necessary to life as food, why is returning to sleep so difficult? It seems many of us have forgotten how to rest. To fall asleep most […]