Just like how your body language can reflect you personality, outlook on life, and mood, your sleep positions communicate similar aspects about you. So, generally people are interested to learn what your sleeping position say about your personality.
There’s been so much research by a variety of professors to shed light on this, too. What exactly are they? Let’s take a look at a few.
1. The Yearner
This sleeping position entails a person sleeping on their side with their arms stretched out in front of them. The people who choose this position are usually very open-minded. Yearners are also very slow at making decision, but once their mind it made up about something they stick to it.
2. Soldier Sleeper
The soldier position is characterized by sleeping on your back with your arms close to your body. Interestingly, this is one of the best positions for pain control, but it can lead to snoring. People who find themselves in this position tend to be reserved and keep to themselves. They’re also known to hold people to high standards.
3. Fetal Position
The most common sleep style, 58 percent of those surveyed sleep on their side with their knees tucked into themselves. Those who sleep this way are described as having a tough exterior, but on the inside they are very shy and sensitive.
4. The Starfish
Sleepers in this style lie on their backs with their legs stretched out, and their arms stretch up by their head. These sleepers make good friends because they are always ready to listen to others, and offer help when needed. However, they are uncomfortable with being the center of attention and are very introverted.
Lying on your side with both arms down by your side. These sleepers are easy going, social people who like being part of the in-crowd, and who are trusting of strangers. Your carefree nature is what draws people to you, even if you sleep like a stiff log.
6. Free faller
Sleeping on your stomach with your arms at a right angle is known as the free fall positions. This position can be indicative of feeling like you don’t have much control in your life. Free fall sleepers also tend to feel anxious about getting tasks done, are sensitive, and dislike criticism. Although they show such a free spirit, free fall sleepers are secretly nervous on the inside and have an over-sensitivity to criticism.
7. Pillow hugger
Pillow Huggers place high importance on the bonds in their lives, in terms of friendships, family, and relationships. They tend to be people-pleasers, and may attempt to help others instead of themselves on occasion.