Have you ever woken up, wide awake and ready to take on the day, only to realize it was still the middle of the night? You force yourself to go back to sleep based on years of being told that sleeping through the night is the best thing for your body and mind. But what if instead of going back to sleep, you stayed up, did some writing, took care of some chores, started working on a project? Turns out, that was the norm back in the days before electricity. Take a look at this fascinating read, why broken sleep is a golden time for creativity, courtesy of Aeon.