Topic: sleep

Seven Possible Reasons Why Women Are More Tired Than Men

Seven Possible Reasons Why Women Are More Tired Than Men

If you’ve ever felt like you’re less well-rested than your male partner, you’re not alone. According to a report released by the Center for Disease Control, women feel tired at significantly higher rates than men do. Looking at the CDC’s recent survey, 15% of all women report feeling tired or exhausted most of the time, while only 10% of men do. This gap widens for the 18-44 age group (which really seems like it should be at least two age groups), in which 16% of women but only 9% of men report those nagging feelings of sleepiness. Things only start to even out again once people reach retirement age. So what gives?

I guess the obvious answer would be “despite women’s increased role in the workplace, household duties are still not equitably distributed,” but let’s dig a little deeper, shall we? Here are seven possible reasons why women are the sleepier sex. More »

What Your Sleeping Habits Say About You

What Your Sleeping Habits Say About You

The Daily Mail has a guide on what your sleeping habits – with a partner – say about you. But they’re really what they say about you AND SOMEONE ELSE. What if you – like the wolf, or Eleanor Rigby – sleep alone? What if the bed is all yours? What do your unique sleeping habits say then? I made you a guide, and it’s a lot better than the Daily Mail’s because I illustrated it on Microsoft Paint. More »

If You Want To Be Happy And Less Dramatic, You Need To Quit Being A Night Owl Right Now

If You Want To Be Happy And Less Dramatic, You Need To Quit Being A Night Owl Right Now

If you “hit the hay” early, then you have to wait until the morning before you’re looped back into the world, and because of that lull in your pop culture intake, you have to stand by the water cooler at 9am without much to offer in regards to these matters, and then your co-workers think you’re boring and no one wants that because then you won’t get invited to Happy Hour! More »