Best Sleeping Position
Having just a good night's sleep is not enough. Did you know that the right sleeping position can positively affect your health help keep your skin looking young, and boost your digestive health?
Ayurveda encourages sleeping on your left, helping to support the drainage of lymph fluid and waste through the lymph nodes. This is because the left side of our body is the stronger lymphatic side.
According to Vastu Shastra, the traditional Hindu “science of architecture” (India's feng shui), the direction in which your head points while you slumber can determine the quality of your Z's too. Sleep south if you want to experience a heavy and deep sleep.
You may have never before thought much about which is the best sleeping position. Yet, your sleeping position plays a very important role in your mental and physical health. Ayurveda advocates sleeping on your left side helps to support the drainage of lymph fluid and waste through the lymph nodes. This is because the left side of our body is the stronger lymphatic side.
What Your Sleeping Position Reveals About Your Personality
We roughly spend about 1/3 of our lives sleeping. It turns out that there is an actual relation between your sleeping position and your personality. So, let’s have a look at the most common ones out there and see if you can relate.
This Foetal sleeping position means you are tough on the outside and soft on the inside. You can be shy, to begin with, though usually open up and relax quite quickly.
Indicates a quiet and reserved personality who sets high standards and expect both themselves and other other people to adhere to strict moral codes and high standards
ON THE SIDE
People who sleep on their side are witty souls who are easy to hang with. This position is also perfect for cuddling, which shows that these people will protect what they love.
Stargazers prioritize their friends, doing everything they can for those they hold dear. Usually, these sleepers will have a happy easy-going disposition.
Those who sleep on their stomach are fearless and don’t stress too much over the world around them. They are leaders that naturally take initiative, though this sleeping position indicase they can sometimes be impulsive.
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For a better night’s sleep try to keep your room cold at night and sleep in complete darkness. Light, particularly blue light from electronics, disrupt your melatonin production, a hormone that promotes sleepiness and triggers repair while you sleep. For more tips on the best sleeping position and a good night's sleep, read how to Ease Sleep Deprivation Through Ayurveda.