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Hello from the other side

I owe a thousand writeups on a hundred things to at least sixty people, and being that I've been awake for 22h of the last six days, I have zero excuse for not providing them…other than that I've just really … Continue reading

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Gradual adaptation update

I'm not calling this a "Dymaxion update", because I'm still not on Dymaxion…after 2 weeks, I'm getting close, but progress in adapting has been slow.   The long slog of low-level sleep-dep has exactly the effect I was worried it … Continue reading

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Thoughts on sleep dep

(That title can be read two ways, both of which are correct!) Coming into day five, and the last 24h have been predictably hard — days 3-4 of any sleep-schedule adjustment are hell pretty much no matter who you ask … Continue reading

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A new experiment: Dymaxion schedule & gradual adapation!

It's Testing Time Again:  Gradual Adaptation & Dymaxion I've been quite happily sleeping on the Everyman sleep schedule for years, but it's time for a switch.  After much delibration, I've decided to test out one of the major schedules I've … Continue reading

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An EXCELLENT post about ANOTHER long-term polyphasic sleeper’s experience

I'M SO EXCITED!! I get messages all the time redirecting my attention to terrible articles about people who irresponsibly sort-of-try polyphasic sleep, don't keep to a schedule, fail to adapt, get terribly sleep-deprived (and then half the time, blame me or polyphasic … Continue reading

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OMG THERE’S A NEW THING UP THERE LOOK

(Title brought to you by the New England Fireball meteor that scared the pants off of us the other night!) Hey, Internet!  I've been doing too many things to count; I am buried in projects, and I would be completely overwhelmed with stress … Continue reading

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How Can I Get More Polyphasic Sleep Help?

Are you considering, planning, executing or finalizing an adaptation to a polyphsic schedule, and feeling the need for some expert assistance? Well then, I have great news!  You can now hire me for personal help with your schedule, adaptation, or … Continue reading

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Polyphasic Principles

So, I'm a big fan of principles.  "Being principled" or living by priniciples is making descisions based on how well your actions align with what good is.  It requires thinking about what the "Principles of What's Good" are to you ahead of … Continue reading

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The Right to Be Rested

Sleep is a civil right.  And not just any sleep — good sleep, correct sleep, sleep that leaves you rested, is a civil right.   I feel weird stating that so strongly, but I feel like I almost never see it stated. … Continue reading

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Image of hand punching up from the snow after an avalanche

Greetings, everyone!  Sorry about the period of silence — "Second Winter" in Boston brought me a pretty nasty cold, and as you may know, since I don't get sick often, I can be a real wimp when I am.  Specifically … Continue reading

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