The Path to Sleep: Prologue and Sample2018-08-07T19:10:18+00:00
The Path to Sleep

“We take the most difficult things for granted. Feeling entitled to life, liberty, and happiness we don’t feel the need to learn about love, hate, identity, family, or children. Do you think you know these things by instinct? How about breathing, eating, or standing up straight? How about sleeping?”

– from The Path to Sleep

Chapter Text

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Full Table of Contents (text PDF)
Preface and Prologue (text PDF)
Chapter 1 – Rhythms (text PDF)

Chapter 12 – Epilogue (text PDF)

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Chapter 3   – Somnolence
Chapter 4   – Body Relaxation
Chapter 5   – Mind Relaxation
Chapter 6   – Comfort
Chapter 7   – Accommodation
Chapter 8   – Habits
Chapter 9   – Dream Crafting 1
Chapter 10 – Dream Crafting 2
Chapter 11 – Wakefulness


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Audio Files:

Preface and Prologue (download audio MP3)


Chapter 1:

Introduction (download audio MP3)


WARNING: Do not listen to this material while operating machinery, or in situations where you need to share your attention with the world around you. Do not listen to this material while riding a bike or driving a car. This material will not put you to sleep completely, but it will put you into a state that is not entirely awake.

Exercises:

Letting Go of Disturbing Issues (download audio MP3)

“For this issue, I would like you to create an image, a token. Some object that you can associate with this issue. It doesn’t have to be something actually related to it, but something that comes to mind or sight. It might be something that just makes you feel good…”


Focused Rhythms, Heart and Lung (download audio MP3)

Focus your attention on your hands, and let them relax. Let them grow large in feeling, and feel a wave unfold from your shoulders, past your upper arms, elbows, forearms, wrists, and into your hands…


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Chapter 2- Sleep Frequency

Slow Sleep Frequencies
Breath Journey to Sleep

Chapter 2- Somnolence

Imagining Your Way Out (MP3)
Intentions for Sleep (MP3)

4- Body Relaxation

Amplification (MP3)
Release (MP3)

5- Mind Relaxation

Absence (MP3)
Relaxation Story (MP3)

6- Comfort

Disconnection (MP3)
Painless Joint (MP3)
The Gate (MP3)

7- Accommodation

See the Day (MP3)
Winding Up (MP3)
Winding Down (MP3)

8- Habits

A Schedule (MP3)
Make a Deal (MP3)

9- Dream Crafting 1 : Outside of Dreams

Building a Dream (MP3)
Transitions (MP3)

10- Dream Crafting 2 : Inside of Dreams

Daydreaming (MP3)
Therapeutic Lucid Dreaming  (MP3)

11- Wakefulness

On Becoming Alert (MP3)
Invitation (MP3)

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12 – Epilogue (download audio MP3)

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