Festival of Sleep Day
Festival of Sleep Day is observed next on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024 (98 days from today).
Have you ever known about a sleep day? Of course, there is still one day in a year, just for sleeping in, taking naps or staying in bed whole day. Although the origin of this holiday is unknown, we assume that the holiday will celebrate on January 3. Festival of Sleep Day is a favorite holiday to sleep well. Relating this day, Marlo Thomas has said that his father said there are two types of people in the world: takers and givers. The takers eat better, the givers sleep better.
The importance of sleep
Sleep is one of the most common and important human activity. Scientists have not been able to figure out why exactly we need sleep. Enough sleep helps human rest, heal, and develop.
Interesting facts about sleep
- 12% of people dream entirely in black and white
Before having color television, only 15% of people dreamt in color. Especially, old people often dream in black and younger people usually dream white.
- Two thirds of a cat’s life is for sleeping
If you are a cat owner, this fact is not surprise.
- Humans spend 1/3 of their life sleeping
It differs from the age of the human, but an average it’s around a third, which is quite a lot when you think about it.
- Sleeping deprivation will kill you more quickly than food deprivation
There is actual that sleep is more important than food in the short term.
- A half of your dream will be forgotten after 5 minutes of waking up
About 90% recollection will be gone after we’re awake. Someone believed that the reason is because dreams represent for our thoughts. However, our brains will be used much more as soon as we wake up and therefore, we forget what we have dreamed.
- Fear is said not to be the main emotion in nightmares
Researches have found that fear is almost feelings of sadness, guilt and confusion.
- Sleeping on your front can aid digestion
It’s advised that sleeping on your left side can help reduce heartburn.
- The ideal time to fall asleep
If it takes you less than 5 minutes, maybe you are sleep deprived. The ideal time to fall asleep should take from 10-15 minutes.
ObservedFestival of Sleep Day has been observed annually on January 3rd.
Monday, January 3rd, 2022
Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023
Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024
Friday, January 3rd, 2025
Saturday, January 3rd, 2026