For some, sleep is easy. You lay your head on the pillow and within minutes, out like a light. Even if no pillow is available, the floor is an alternative… the couch… a slightly comfortable chair.
For others, they can lay in bed in the dark for hours without getting a single moment of real rest, their brains never really “shutting off” properly.
So what is the difference between the two? It’s complicated, but the ability to sleep isn’t just about being physically tired enough, but your actual brain needs to ‘switch’ itself into the right mode. Getting that to happen can be a struggle for millions of people every night.
Here are the top 10 myths and facts about sleep most people are unaware of.