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  • Publisher : Grove Press
  • Release : 07 January 2020
  • ISBN : 9780802147868
  • Page : 267 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 6 voters

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When Ada Calhoun found herself in the throes of a midlife crisis, she thought that she had no right to complain. She was married with children and a good career. So why did she feel miserable? And why did it seem that other Generation X women were miserable, too? Calhoun decided to find some answers. She looked into housing costs, HR trends, credit card debt averages, and divorce data. At every turn, she saw a pattern: sandwiched between the Boomers and the Millennials, Gen X women were facing new problems as they entered middle age, problems that were being largely overlooked. Speaking with women across America about their experiences as the generation raised to “have it all,” Calhoun found that most were exhausted, terrified about money, under-employed, and overwhelmed. Instead of their issues being heard, they were told instead to lean in, take “me-time,” or make a chore chart to get their lives and homes in order. In Why We Can’t Sleep, Calhoun opens up the cultural and political contexts of Gen X’s predicament and offers solutions for how to pull oneself out of the abyss—and keep the next generation of women from falling in. The result is reassuring, empowering, and essential reading for all middle-aged women, and anyone who hopes to understand them.

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Why We Can't Sleep

Why We Can't Sleep
  • Author : Ada Calhoun
  • Publisher : Grove Press
  • Release Date : 2020-01-07
  • ISBN : 9780802147868
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When Ada Calhoun found herself in the throes of a midlife crisis, she thought that she had no right to complain. She was married with children and a good career. So why did she feel miserable? And why did it seem that other Generation X women were miserable, too? Calhoun decided to find some answers. She looked into housing costs, HR trends, credit card debt averages, and divorce data. At every turn, she saw a pattern: sandwiched between the Boomers

Why We Can't Sleep

Why We Can't Sleep
  • Author : Ada Calhoun
  • Publisher : Atlantic Books
  • Release Date : 2020-01-07
  • ISBN : 9781611859010
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When Ada Calhoun found herself in the throes of a midlife crisis, she thought that she had no right to complain. She was married with children and a good career. So why did she feel miserable? And why did it seem that other Generation X women were miserable, too? Calhoun decided to find some answers. She looked into housing costs, HR trends, credit card debt averages and divorce data. At every turn, she saw a pattern: sandwiched between the Boomers

Why We Can’t Sleep

Why We Can’t Sleep
  • Author : Ada Calhoun
  • Publisher : Text Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-01-07
  • ISBN : 9781925923070
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A thoughtful deep dive into the factors of modern life that are keeping women up at night, and why women who supposedly ‘have it all’ are facing a midlife crisis, from the bestselling author of Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give.

Why We Sleep

Why We Sleep
  • Author : Matthew Walker
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • ISBN : 9781501144318
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"Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life, wellness, and longevity ... An explosion of scientific discoveries in the last twenty years has shed new light on this fundamental aspect of our lives. Now ... neuroscientist and sleep expert Matthew Walker gives us a new understanding of the vital importance of sleep and dreaming"--Amazon.com.

Mama, I Can't Sleep

Mama, I Can't Sleep
  • Author : Brigitte Raab
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-09-01
  • ISBN : 9781620874646
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Sometimes it feels almost impossible to fall asleep. So, when a little girl insists that she simply cannot sleep, her mother tells her how all of the animals in the world go to sleep. But each animal sleeps differently, as the little girl finds out: leopards sleep in trees; storks sleep standing on only one leg; fish sleep with their eyes open; bats hang upside down while they sleep; ducks sleep in large groups; and so forth. But what is

Why We Don't Sleep

Why We Don't Sleep
  • Author : Daniel Erichsen
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-05-21
  • ISBN : 1099643481
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Would you sleep better knowing that most people sleep about 6 hours and that sleeping less than 8 hours is perfectly normal? Would you get more zzzs if you knew that short sleep and/or insomnia has not been shown to cause any negative health consequences? Would you like to know why you sound advice and help for those with trouble sleeping is so hard to come by? If you've answered yes to any of the above, you need to read this

Why Can't We Sleep

Why Can't We Sleep
  • Author : Darian Leader
  • Publisher : Hamish Hamilton
  • Release Date : 2019-02-19
  • ISBN : 0241984432
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From the brilliant psychoanalyst behind Strictly Bipolar and What is Madness, a short and fascinating guide to the history of human sleep - and why we can't seem to sleep any more One in four adults sleeps badly. Sleeping pill prescriptions have increased dramatically over the last three decades, as have the incidence of sleep clinics. Sleep used to be a natural state, easy as breathing, but increasingly it is an insecure commodity. ...Isn't it? Our relationship to sleep surfaces

St. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America's Hippest Street

St. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America's Hippest Street
  • Author : Ada Calhoun
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2015-11-02
  • ISBN : 9780393249798
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A vibrant narrative history of three hallowed Manhattan blocks—the epicenter of American cool. St. Marks Place in New York City has spawned countless artistic and political movements. Here Frank O’Hara caroused, Emma Goldman plotted, and the Velvet Underground wailed. But every generation of miscreant denizens believes that their era, and no other, marked the street’s apex. This idiosyncratic work of reportage tells the many layered history of the street—from its beginnings as Colonial Dutch Director-General Peter

I Can’t Sleep

I Can’t Sleep
  • Author : Lionel Ruffel
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2022-02-01
  • ISBN : 9783956796036
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An attempt to feel and investigate the quality of time, with references to Jonathan Crary, Paul B. Preciado, Charles Baudelaire, and Walter Benjamin. “This book could have been called The Contemporary Condition of Sleeping and Reading in the Heart of (and in Spite of) the Logosphere and Various Media Streams, but frankly, I Can’t Sleep sounds better, plus it’s true.”—Lionel Ruffel The diaristic form of I Can't Sleep is an attempt to feel and investigate the quality

Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give

Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give
  • Author : Ada Calhoun
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2017-05-16
  • ISBN : 9780393254808
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Seven essays celebrating the beauty of the imperfect marriage. We hear plenty about whether or not to get married, but much less about what it takes to stay married. Clichés around marriage—eternal bliss, domestic harmony, soul mates—leave out the real stuff. After marriage you may still want to sleep with other people. Sometimes your partner will bore the hell out of you. And when stuck paying for your spouse’s mistakes, you might miss being single. In

I Can't Sleep!

I Can't Sleep!
  • Author : Owen Hart
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-05-03
  • ISBN : 1848696868
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It's the middle of the night on board the Leaping Salmon, but Mole can't sleep. First he's too hot ... then he's too cold ... and then he's afraid of the dark! Can his best friend, Mouse, make everything just right? Packed with gorgeous illustrations from Caroline Pedler (Badger and the Great Journeyand The Perfect Present), I Can't Sleepis the perfect bedtime tale for restless toddlers!

Nod

Nod
  • Author : Adrian Barnes
  • Publisher : Titan Books (US, CA)
  • Release Date : 2015-09-01
  • ISBN : 9781783298235
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Dawn breaks over Vancouver and no one in the world has slept the night before, or almost no one. A few people, perhaps one in ten thousand, can still sleep, and they’ve all shared the same golden dream. After six days of absolute sleep deprivation, psychosis will set in. After four weeks, the body will die. In the interim, panic ensues and a bizarre new world arises in which those previously on the fringes of society take the lead.

Bear Can't Sleep

Bear Can't Sleep
  • Author : Karma Wilson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-10-23
  • ISBN : 9781481459747
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Bear’s many animal friends try to help him get to sleep in time for winter hibernation in this companion story to Bear Snores On. It’s winter, and deep in the forest, Bear should be fast asleep. But when his friends come by to check on him, they realize that Bear is still awake! They brew him hot tea and sing him lullabies, but nothing seems to work. Can Bear get to bed? Or will he be up all

I Can't Sleep

I Can't Sleep
  • Author : Philippe Dupasquier
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1992
  • ISBN : 0744520614
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A wordless story about the activities of a family one night when no one can sleep.

Can't Sleep

Can't Sleep
  • Author : Chris Raschka
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2013-03-19
  • ISBN : 9781453296103
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When you can’t sleep, there’s a friend for you in the night sky For a little puppy who can’t fall asleep, a darkened bedroom can be a lonely place. As his family prepares for bed, he lies awake and is frightened. It is very dark . . . but he is not alone. Outside his window, the moon rises in the sky. The moon promises to stay awake and keep him safe. There’s nothing to fear at night when