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Wallace Wattles

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Wallace D. Wattles's

The Science of Being Well

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Preface - The Principle of Health - The Foundation of Faith - Life and Its Organisms - What to Think - Faith - Use of the Will - Health from God - Summary of the Mental Actions - When to Eat - What to Eat - How to Eat - Hunger and Appetites - In a Nutshell - Breathing - Sleep - Supplementary Instructions - A Summary of the Science of Being Well - Contents -

Chapter 15 - Sleep - p. 133

VITAL power is renewed in sleep. Every living thing sleeps men, animals, rem tiles, fish, and insects sleep, and even plants have regular periods of slumber. And this is because it is in sleep that we come into such contact with the Principle of Life in nature that our own lives may be renewed. It is in sleep that the brain of man is recharged with vital energy, and the Principle of Health within him is given new strength. It is of the first importance, then, that we should sleep in a natural, normal, and perfectly healthy manner.

Studying sleep, we note that the breathing is much deeper, and more forcible and rhythmic than in the waking state. Much more air is inspired

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