The position that we drift off in at night can show a lot more about your personality than you may think. Our sleeping positions are said to reveal more about us, compared to when we are awake. Many studies have been produced in which specific personality traits have been linked to sleep patterns and positions. So what does your sleeping position say about you?
The foetal position is a one of the most popular sleeping positions. This position is defined by a person who sleeps on their side with their legs curled up. Seems like an uncomfortable position to some, but it happens to be a fairly comfortable sleep style for the majority of people. Those who curl up in the foetus position are described as tough on the outside but sensitive at heart.
This sleeping position entails a person sleeping on their side with their arms stretched out in front of them. Also a very common sleeping style for many. People who sleep on their side with both arms out in front are said to have an open nature, but can be suspicious and cynical. Yearners are also said to be very slow at making decision, but once their mind it made up about something they stick to it.
Lying on your side with both arms down by your side. These sleepers are easy going, social people who like being part of the in-crowd, and who are trusting of strangers. However, they may be gullible.
This military stance sleep style is characterized by a person who sleeps on their back with their arms straight down at their side. Soldier sleepers live up to their name, they are people who tend to take themselves very seriously and are very structured. They have high expectations for themselves and others around them.
Freefall sleepers enjoy resting on their stomach, with their head turned to either side or hands near their pillow. As the name implies, freefall sleepers are very free personality types. They are very sociable people and can also be brash at times. Although they show such a free spirit, free fall sleepers are secretly nervous on the inside and have an over-sensitivity to criticism.
Sleepers in this style lie on their backs with their legs stretched out, and their arms stretch up by their head. People who prefer this unconventional style are very loyal friends, and make their friends a huge priority in their lives. They love hearing the problems of others, and go out their way to help when they can.
Different mattresses are designed to suit different sleeping positions. If you’d like some help and advice finding the perfect mattress for you, get in touch! We’d love to hear from you.