I’ve never been one to be all that interested in sleep. Some people love sleep. I know many who look forward to sleeping. I’m not one of those people. I sleep because of course we must sleep. I have always felt like I’m going to miss out on something and though I can fall asleep most times at pretty much the drop of a hat, I tend to stay awake way too late.
So, this month’s newsletter I’ve just finished writing is about sleep, why it’s so important, how to get more if you can’t sleep well, and what to do to change that inner child’s voice who still says “Can’t I stay up for just a little longer?” I’ll post that article once my newsletter goes out later this week.
In the meantime, I thought that these online articles about some other topics surrounding sleep were interesting and downright hilarious.
The first article discusses the ranking of sleep versus sex for hotel guests. In 2009 Westin Hotels and Resorts asked 12,500 frequent travelers of ten countries to rank the importance of things to do when checking into a hotel. On average, 51 percent chose sleep over sex. In 1999, the Westin did a similar study and found only 31 percent chose sleep over sex. http://www.nowpublic.com/health/great-sex-vs-good-sleep
A similar question was asked of new parents, “Is sleep the new sex?” http://lifestyle.ca.msn.com/family-parenting/moms-dads/rogers-article.aspx?cp-documentid=24238022
On an entirely different topic about sleep, this is definitely one of the funniest products I have ever seen advertised: The Better Marriage Blanket. This blanket uses activated carbon fibers, just like the military uses to absorb chemical weapons, to absorb “flatulence molecules” in bed! Yes, you read right. This blanket prevents “offending molecules” (their wording) from being released into the air. They say it makes a great wedding or anniversary present! https://www.bettermarriageblanket.com/
What are your tips on how to improve sleep?