Sleep Quotes (1378 quotes)
clipping. - Baby Don't Sleep [OFFICIAL VIDEO]
Within a few hours of reading this you will lose consciousness and enter the twilight zone. For the next few hours your brain will cycle between two wildly different states, deep sleep and rapid eye movement sleep, or REM. For much of that time you will not be totally unconscious but engaged in the bizarre nocturnal state called dreaming.
7 Surprising Things You Probably Don’t Know About Sleep
Since sleep is something we naturally know how to do since birth, you'd think we'd have it all figured out. But sleep is a real conundrum that we know surprisingly little about. There's a reason treating the nation's problem with sleep is so complicated. Turns out, sleep is still a big scientific mystery without many answers in sight. The most basic question of all, "Why do we sleep? It's not that they haven't tried to figure it out, it's just that their research over the years has still not come up with a definitive answer. Harvard Medicine published an article outlining some of the possibilities.
Why do we need sleep?
Do you struggle to get to sleep no matter how tired you are? Or do you wake up in the middle of the night and lie awake for hours, anxiously watching the clock? Insomnia is the inability to fall asleep or stay asleep at night, resulting in unrefreshing or non-restorative sleep. Chronic insomnia can even contribute to serious health problems. Because different people need different amounts of sleep, insomnia is defined by the quality of your sleep and how you feel after sleeping—not the number of hours you sleep or how quickly you doze off. Although insomnia is the most common sleep complaint, it is not a single sleep disorder. The problem causing the insomnia differs from person to person.