The way you sleep can explain a person’s personality, habits, and even what they care about. Different people have different sleeping positions. Read this article to discover your sleeping positions and what they mean.
It is said that by analyzing how we sleep, we can infer a person’s personality. If you want to know about yourself, all you need to do is look at your sleeping position.
When we sleep, our mind is constantly working to repair and regenerate memories while our body is resting.
There are as many different sleeping positions as there are people in the world, but we can narrow them down to six main positions. Except in very special circumstances.
After many studies, the link between sleeping posture and personality has been revealed. Observe the body language that appears even when you are sleeping. Each posture also affects health.
Six Sleeping Positions and Personalities
1) Fetal Posture
Sleeping on your side, with your knees bent toward your chest and your arms crossed, or with your arms toward your legs. It is called the fetal position because it resembles the position of the baby in the mother’s womb.
Sometimes the arm is under the pillow. This is the most common posture you take when you fall asleep. 41% of the 1000 participants in the experiment of the study mentioned above chose this posture. The number of women was twice that of men.
There are several factors that can tell us about our personality. Bending over while sleeping is related to sensitivity and emotion, indicating the possibility of a more passionate romantic relationship.
When meeting someone for the first time, he may seem shy, but as time passes, he is very comfortable, skillful, and gentle. afraid of being emotionally hurt.
2) Log Pose
Lie on your side with your legs straight and your back straight. Put your hands next to your body, put one hand under your pillow, or even stretch it out.
15% of people in the study chose this posture.
People who sleep in this position are untamed, relaxed, and carefree.
They are very social, get along well with others, feel happy with belonging, trust each other, and tend to be very pure.
3) The ‘melancholy’ longing posture
Lie on your back and bend your knees slightly forward and put your hands in front of you or put them under the pillow.
Thirteen percent of participants chose this posture.
People who sleep in this position have a more complex personality. They are friendly and open-minded people, but at the same time, they tend to be cynical and suspicious of others.
While I can make certain decisions calmly, I never give up on a decision I have made and never change my mind. It can be your best friend and affectionate person.
4) Soldier Pose
Sleeping with your back straight on the floor with your legs hip or shoulder-width apart, almost always with your arms close to your body.
Less than 8% of participants sleep in this position.
People who sleep in this position are characterized by being introverted, quiet, and not showing their emotions to others.
They dislike ordinary things and have very high goals and objectives. Be loyal to your relationships and protect your family and loved ones. I value relationships with people very much.
5) ‘Free Fall’ Stance
It looks like it’s falling from the sky, so it’s called the free-fall pose. Lie on your back, bury your face, and put your hands under the pillow or hurray.
7% of the participants chose this posture.
He is very passionate, social, and brazen, but when you get to know him deeply, he has a very sensitive and emotional personality. Loves freedom and hates to hear other people say this and that (on topics like love, work, family, society, etc.).
Also, I am not a good critic of others.
6) ‘Starfish’ Pose
This is the reverse of the free fall position. With your face facing the ceiling, your arms around a pillow, and your legs bent or straight.
5% of people in the study said they preferred this posture.
The ‘starfish’ personality is more attentive than other types of people, and he is a very good friend and always wants to help others. But most want to get attention at the center of the meeting.
Overall, side sleeping positions, such as the fetal, log, and melancholic positions, are healthier for the body.
Doctors say you should sleep on your side to reduce the pressure on your heart and vital organs.
It is recommended to sleep on your right side. Some books say it’s good to sleep on your left side for half of your sleep and half on your right side. Which ever side you prefer, you might want to upgrade to mattress that’s best for side sleeping.
Sleeping in these two positions, such as snoring and sleep apnea, can cause problems related to breathing, such as snoring and sleep apnea, which interferes with sleep and increases the risk of acid reflux.
Finally, the face-to-face free-fall pose, while effective for digestion, is the most unhealthy. This is due to the pressure exerted on the major organs towards the mattress.