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Rubin Naiman

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona

Rubin Naiman is a psychologist specialising in sleep and dream medicine, and a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Arizona’s Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine. His latest book is Hush: A Book of Bedtime Contemplations (2014).

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Overvaluing confidence, we’ve forgotten the power of humility

Rubin Naiman

This question seems to presume that humility and self-confidence are mutually exclusive. I believe humility can offer us another kind of “Self”-confidence – one that doesn’t rely on our personal, egotistical, little self, but rather confides in the larger, archetypal Self Jung described. Thank you for this important essay.

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Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer’s

Rubin Naiman

Thank you very much for this important article.

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Let’s open our sealed-off lives to semi-permeable architecture

Rubin Naiman

Thank you for this important piece. I’d like to add that hard boundaries between the indoor and outside world are a critcal factor in the epidemic of insomnia. Disentrainment from the natural modulation forces of light and darkness as well as temperature rhythms have severely damaged our circdian rhythms and, consequently, our sleep and dreams. Restoring permeability in architecture is essential both our environmental and public health.

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