Topic: sleep

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 »

Illustrated Guide: What To Do If Someone’s Sleeping In Your Bed

Illustrated Guide: What To Do If Someone's Sleeping In Your Bed

Recently, a lady friend of mine expressed that she’s enjoying the newfound freedom of being single (i.e., doing it with whoever she pleases) but she can’t get comfortable sleeping beside effective strangers. Soon after, another lady friend of mine shared the sentiment: the only real bummer to no-strings-attached sex is the problem of what to do after. Kick him out? Move to the couch? Alienate him until he flees? To aid my nice lady friends, I have written and illustrated this helpful guide, “What To Do If Someone’s Sleeping In Your Bed” (and, also, how to get them the hell out). A lot of it is conjecture, but feel free to try. More »

Tales From Women Who Work The Night Shift

Tales From Women Who Work The Night Shift

When Dolly Parton sings about workin’ 9 to 5, most of us think about a workday that starts in the morning and ends in the evening. But what about people who start work at 9 pm? About one-fifth of Americans work at least some of the time at night, whether in rotating shift or a regular overnight schedule. I talk to some of them to find out what they liked about it (relaxing while everyone else works) and what they hated (several people told me it ruined their sex lives) — not to mention the “perpetually hungover” feeling that comes with maintaining a bizarro sleep schedule. More »