Join Early Retirement Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
What does your sleep position reveal about your personality?
Old 05-01-2010, 08:06 AM   #1
MichaelB's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: On the road again
Posts: 21,136
What does your sleep position reveal about your personality?

Our lives, the amount of sleep we get, and how well we actually rest during those nighttime hours may change drastically over time. However, one sleep researcher says that our body position in bed could say something about who we are, not just what else is happening in our lives What does your sleep position reveal about your personality? - Healthy Living on Shine
So, what's your "sleep personality"? I'm mostly "yearner"
Yearner position - A close third is the side-lying position with both arms out in front of the body, with 13% of partipants sleeping like this. Yearners are noted to be open-minded and still cynical, suspicious, and stubborn about sticking to decisions once they are made.
Open minded but cynical and stubborn. Not sure how those fit together. I guess it's kind of - "I think you're a lying sack of bull manure and nothing will make me think differently. but I'll hear you out before making up my mind"

MichaelB is online now   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 05-01-2010, 09:10 AM   #2
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 7,662
This is total BS like horoscopes and astrology.

LOL! is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2010, 09:33 AM   #3
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 2,410
I do not sleep like any of the most popular options. The closest would be the fetus position, except I have my right leg straight and my left leg is curled up. I guess that must mean that I have a weird personality.
Dreamer is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2010, 09:38 AM   #4
ziggy29's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Texas
Posts: 15,419
I thrash around in a lot of different positions over the course of a typical night. Does that make me schizophrenic?
"Hey, for every ten dollars, that's another hour that I have to be in the work place. That's an hour of my life. And my life is a very finite thing. I have only 'x' number of hours left before I'm dead. So how do I want to use these hours of my life? Do I want to use them just spending it on more crap and more stuff, or do I want to start getting a handle on it and using my life more intelligently?" -- Joe Dominguez (1938 - 1997)
ziggy29 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2010, 09:54 AM   #5
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
bbbamI's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Dallas 'burb
Posts: 8,968
DH says I'm a freefalling fetus.
There's no need to complicate, our time is short..
bbbamI is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2010, 10:05 AM   #6
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 3,323
Interesting studies have been done on this. I'm a soldier...but nobody in my entire life has called me quiet. I was the kid who got "lacks self control" each grade school report card 'cause I talked too much in class.... I call it career development...the teachers called it annoying.

However, reserved..not really except when I want to be...but the higher standard part is true (just ask my child who's not particularly thrilled about this facet of my personality I think).
Orchidflower is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2010, 10:24 AM   #7
Full time employment: Posting here.
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 920
Hmmm they don't have the face down in the pillow with butt up in the air and hands clasped behind back position I prefer to sleep in. I wonder what that could possibly mean about me?
tuixiu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2010, 10:29 AM   #8
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 2,384
I found my sleep position in the list and the description sounds nothing like me at all.

growing_older is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Personality Poll Martha Other topics 85 06-26-2010 05:33 AM
Is the FIRE personality lazy rw86347 FIRE and Money 47 04-12-2007 08:14 AM
Naked Mooninites reveal all Telly Other topics 22 02-02-2007 05:17 PM
personality type Martha Other topics 21 10-04-2005 04:21 PM
Retirement Personality type laurence Other topics 53 02-21-2005 07:33 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:33 PM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.