The way you sleep can show surprising insights into who you are and what your personality is like.
It can portray you stubbornness, leadership skills, how bossy you are or even if you are under a lot of stress at work. Body language experts believe that the sleeping position you choose can reveal your personality traits, characteristics and self-beliefs.
Here’s a look at some common sleeping positions and what they suggest about your character.
The position is defined by the individual laying on their side with their knees tucked up like an infant.
An individual who chooses this position is seen to be ordered and meticulous, however, they might have a tendency to overthink and worry about issues.
The log position is laying on your side with arms and legs outstretched in a straight line.
A person who chooses this position is seen to be stubborn in their thinking with no flexibility with change. They may be bossy and domineering but also quite gullible.
Freefaller position entails the person laying on their stomach with their hands grasped around the pillow.
Personality traits include the inability to take criticism and resolve issues from the previous day. Freefallers are often anxious individuals and loathe being in extreme situations.
Sleepers that choose this style lay on their backs with their arms and legs wide open.
Those who adopt the Starfish position tend to dislike being the centre of attention, however, are extremely sociable and are perceived as worthy friends.
The soldier position consists of an individual lying on their back with their hands pinned to their side.
People who pick this position tend to take themselves seriously and lead an independent and structured lifestyle. They often set high expectations for themselves.
The Yearner sleeps on their side with their arms stretched out in front of them.
Yearners are cynical, slow decision makers but open minded. They can be suspicious of people and slow at decision making, but once their mind it made up, stick to their decisions.
Scientists believe that the subconscious position in which a person chooses offers a glimpse into their nature and disposition. Sleep body language is used as a way to articulate issues that are not spoken about. Everyone has their preferred position, and before you drift off into a deep sleep, take time to notice which position you choose.
Does your sleeping position and
personality match up?