How Much Sleep Do You Actually Need: How much time it take you to fall asleep? We generally consider a normal sleep latency to be about 15-20 minutes. If you are asleep before your head hits the pillow, you might not have good sleep from a while. If it takes you an hour or more to fall asleep, it seems you are trying to sleep too much.
- Do you wake up during the night-time? There are various serious sleep disorders that can interrupt sleep, but attempting to sleep too much can be similarly difficult to sleep continuity. If you are coming home from work at 5:00 p.m. and instantly trying to sleep until 7:00 a.m. Most of us cannot sleep for 14 hours constantly, so that night would be interrupted by frequent wakening. Think of it as your brain saying, “Sorry, but I can’t stay asleep that long.” Know what does your sleeping position say about you
- Do you often wake up before your alarm? Even if you return to sleep, it might be your brain’s way of giving signals to you that it’s become what it needs in terms of sleep.
- Lastly, and most essentially, how do you feel throughout the day? Are you drowsy? Try to pay no attention to feelings of exhaustion or low body energy and instead focus on how possible is you to fall asleep sitting and reading or working after having lunch. If you feel drowsy, you might need more sleep. If not, your sleep might be faultless, even if you are only sleeping seven hours. How To Get Better Sleep?