No one has to do this or take this on, but I assert in the new realm
of possibility, anyone can take on being the master of sleep.
Once we thought smoking cigarettes was OK. It turns out smoking will
kill you. Once we thought red meat and potatoes was a good diet. It
turns out it'll clog your arteries. Once we thought we
needed to have ten hours of sleep a night.
In the public domain, we've not vanquished that one yet. But I assert,
just like cigarettes and red meat, what really works is probably not
what we once thought works, nor what current lore dictates.
If you bring conscious intention to bear when you're awake, miracles
happen. So why not bring conscious intention to bear when you're
asleep? And don't say you can't do it - you can. If you do, not only is
a whole new realm of possibility available to you, but so are many,
many more waking hours of your day too.
Escape sleep is sleeping in order to escape life.
Pure sleep is sleeping in order to sleep. Transformation
provides a context in which it's safe to tell the truth about which is
If you're willing to distinguish escape sleep from pure sleep, and if
you're willing to stand for that distinction, you could reduce the
number of hours of sleep you think you need, starting immediately,
thereby having more waking alert fresh hours available to you in your
fixed twenty four hour day.