The Japanese believe the practice helps your muscles relax, which allows for the natural alignment of your body.
The practice of sleeping in hammocks dates back 700 years.
Sleeping in the nude lowers body temperature levels, which creates a deeper sleep and promotes anti-aging.
Well at least over there nobody would give me grief for falling asleep during the party. Also, I daydream about taking a nap at my desk. Or under it. In Japan, ‘inemuri’ is taken as the sign of a hard worker.
Many people sleep with just the fitted sheet on their bed and a blanket or comforter on top without that middle sheet.
Co-sleeping is a popular practice where beds/mattresses are positioned in a row, with the strongest people sleeping on the ends to protect children and elderly in the middle.
The al fresco naps are believed to be good for your health and prevent sickness.
That’s right, anybody judging you for letting Scout sleep in the bed is probably doing it too. Every night is a losing battle for leg space but that’s just the way it is. Also, the Mayo Clinic found that people who sleep with their pets get a better night’s rest.
Not super soft and comfy, but firm mattresses are typically better for proper spinal alignment and back support.
If you’re upset about something, you tell your troubles to the handmade doll and put it under your pillow at night to wish the worries away.
The practice of instant sleep allows Indonesians to ‘escape stressful situations’ and ‘erase a fear response’. I too would like to run away from my problems by shutting my eyes.