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The Myth of 8hrs Sleep

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posted on Nov, 6 2018 @ 12:40 AM
Sounds a lot like me. Had to laugh at the strange times to clean and decorate.

Anyways I think you should let your body tell you if it wants to sleep or wake up. There are no rules.

I can’t sleep 8 hours, I wake up after about 6 or 7 hours or even less and I’m fully awake.

posted on Nov, 9 2018 @ 03:25 AM
Sleep? I've almost forgotten what it is... Four hours of sleep is a real treasure to me...


posted on Nov, 9 2018 @ 06:41 AM
Thanks for this thread, loads of interesting info....I sleep very little, but am more of a bi-modal sleeper than anything.

Glad to see I'm not the only one with sleeping habits like this.


posted on Nov, 9 2018 @ 03:13 PM
You know times are strange when there are actual sleep education centres and online advice centres on sleeping!
All state the same you MUST NOT NAP

Here are some fun facts about sleep for the week-end

1. The Tudors and many Europeans used to sleep sitting up or half sitting up hence the reason they had shorter beds

2. Many deaf people have been noticed to use sign language whilst sleeping

3. There is actually a word or syndrome for those who find it hard to get up in a morning (of course there is!) Dysania which leads to....

4. In the 19th and early 20th century there was a job called the knocker upper...this was a bloke that came round in the early hours to knock on people's windows to wake them for the factories (my grandad was a knocker)

5. Humans are the only animal that willingly delay sleep when tired

6. A giraffe only sleep for 1.9hrs

posted on Nov, 10 2018 @ 05:22 AM
humans need 8

posted on Nov, 10 2018 @ 12:07 PM
a reply to: AthlonSavage

Apparently not so.....despite all the promoting of 8hrs and various articles recommending the same...there is little actual scientific evidence to support it and there is no hard & fast rule as all people are different as my OP explains. Many influential folk sleep far less, creative people sleep less it really depends on your lifestyle. For hundreds of years the norm was segmented sleep as I've explained earlier and by segmented I mean not fragmented

edit on 10-11-2018 by PhyllidaDavenport because: (no reason given)

posted on Nov, 10 2018 @ 03:45 PM
a reply to: PhyllidaDavenport

I should of said
humans 8 hour
human/hybrid reptillians no sleep just meditation rests.

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