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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
originally posted by: NarcolepticBuddha
I already knew that sleeping 12 hours a day is what nature intended for us
I figured you for at least 16.
originally posted by: dantanna
i dont know. im nocturnal, but ive walked around the woods at night. you cannot see a thing. the only reason i can see anything is street lights, even in the middle of upstate ny, there is sometimes light creeping in from somewhere. or i have a flashlight.
no light, there is no reason to be awake at night. if i had raccoon eyes, i would love it, but no raccoon eyes here, its pitch black out there at night.
so why would they wake up for 2 hours then go back to sleep? who knows. but a 12 hour night might be the culprit, cause i only need 5-8 hours of sleep per night. my sleep cycle is i wake up at the 5 hour mark. i can then decide get up or indulge.
originally posted by: seaswine
a reply to: dantanna
Next time you go night walking, don't use your flashlight. (Still take it with you though. Obviously lol)
Walk very slowly and feel the trees as you walk. Train your eyes as if you're looking distantly at something or "through" (kinda like those hidden image things). As time passes you will begin to see more and more. When you first start this it'll take up to a half hour, but after that you will be able to see a fair amount.
For me i can usually see decently well within 5 minutes. I've been using this technique for years now, though. My pappy taught me this method. He was an incredible tracker and had a sixth sense when it came to the outdoors.
Remember to walk very slowly and feel with your hands what is around you. It's amazing what your brain can do with sensory input. The more, the better.