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What does your sleeping position say about you?

What Does Your Sleeping Position Say About You?

Did you know that your sleeping position can reveal a lot about your personality?

Dr. Kevin Campbell says that according to a study of 1,000 people out of Great Britain, if you sleep in the fetal position you are potentially 'shy and sensitive.'

If you're a 'log' sleeper (lying on your side as straight as a, well, log), you are likely social and fun. The 'good time' people, if you will.

'Yearners' who sleep with their legs slightly bent and their arms tucked under their pillow are often 'suspicious, always have a plan, always up to something.'

On the other hand, 'soldier' sleepers who lay flat on their backs are likely quiet, reserved, not very gregarious.

Someone who is brash and very outgoing may favor the 'freefall' position, which looks just like it sounds: face-down on the bed with arms and legs splayed. Apparently, this type of person is 'always loud at the party and wants to be the center of attention. Some people might avoid this person.'

The 'starfish' is like a reverse 'freefall' with arms straight out and one knee up. This means you're a 'giver, a listener, the person that everyone wants to be your friend and puts others' needs before their own.'

So what do you think? Does your position match your personality at all?

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goodguyseven January 17 2014 at 10:04 PM

pretty much.

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xtrees130 January 17 2014 at 2:18 AM

Hmmm- I wonder what type of sleeper President Barack Hussein Obama is?

Over the past 5 years the Obama-Media have found out from Obama and let us know his favorite color, song, tv programs,blah,blah,blah. But, to my recollection I don't recall hearing about his favorite 'sleep position'-

Based on the info. w/i this article 'maybe' a 'freefaller'
= 'wants to be the center of attention'-'some people might avoid this person'. Or - 'maybe' he is a 'yearner' = 'often suspicious,always have a plan, always up to something'

. If 'We The People" are really lucky maybe the Obama-Media will Waste A. nother question by asking him about his 'sleep-position' instead of asking a 'grown-up' question such as

Mr. President = 'What were you doing during the Many Hours that the Murder of one of our Ambassadors and 3 other American Citizens was occurring??

Millions of 'We The People' want to hear the answer to that question - directly from you, sir. We are Very patient and 'We The People' will not forget.
or let go of the matter until we hear the answer to that question Directly from you.

I'm sure you remember that you and your administration Work for Us - not the other way around.

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Pearltrans January 16 2014 at 11:36 PM

If you sleep on your side, it'a probably because it hurts your back if you sleep on your back or your stomach.

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jrp1947 January 16 2014 at 11:36 PM

If I am sleeping alone then I probably cover most of those positions every night.(LOL). If it involves a lady then the logical position is the spooning one if you want to keep her happy and get a good night sleep for both of you.

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Jeffmo January 16 2014 at 11:10 PM

Put the acronym MD after a publically educated individual and he will think all of his conclusions are above examination. The number of idiotic studies and thier in kind conclusions bog the mind down there are so many of them. GIve me a break, please!! And they answer not a chance!!

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cpruitt221 January 16 2014 at 10:54 PM

How ridiculous. People sleep in different positions-the position they go to sleep in is usually always the same because it is the one they are comfortable in and have been doing it all of their lives. So your telling me that there are 7 billion people in the world and only 5 positions to sleep in. What a waste of time that could have been used on something productive and real.

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bobfrostmail January 16 2014 at 10:52 PM

If you look up "reductionist" in the dictionary you might very well find this article.

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Claudia January 16 2014 at 10:43 PM

I'm a combination sleeper. Sometimes fetal/yearner and other times yearner/freefall. Does this mean I'm crazy? lol

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Jason January 16 2014 at 10:42 PM

One cannot really truely know what position they sleep in, One might go to bed in Soldier and end up on Starfish or Freefall as well as sidesleeper

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grunt4356 January 16 2014 at 10:42 PM

Not all soldier sleepers are quiet. Many soldier sleepers are taught to sleep in that position as part of Basic Training. None of the descriptions fit a trained soldier.

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