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Where do you sleep? Which side of the bed do you sleep on? An analysis of your personality may be found

Specific traits are linked to individuals who sleep on either the right or left side of the bed. However, is it all nonsense?

By Jacob DamianPublished 3 months ago 6 min read

Maybe there's some truth to the idea that your preferred sleeping position might reveal something about your personality type, even if you would dismiss such a study as pure codology.

Those who like to sleep on the left side of the bed tend to have a more positive perspective and feel more prepared to handle the challenges of everyday life, according to a study of 3,000 individuals performed by Premier Inn. On the other hand, those who prefer to sleep on the right side of the bed tend to be significantly more negative and grouchy. "compared to 18% of right-side sleepers, more than 25% of left-side sleepers report having an extremely optimistic view on life in general."

The evidence suggests that all of this positive energy leads to an increase in confidence and a greater enjoyment in the workplace. Left-hand-side sleepers, also known as "lefties," are more likely to be in a position of permanent employment. Furthermore, two-thirds of left-hand-side sleepers claim to be better than their partner in a crisis. According to the findings of the survey, "31 percent of 'lefties' love their job compared to just 18 percent of 'righties' — with an astounding nine out of ten admitting to hating their job." It is interesting to note that a second research that was featured in The Sun newspaper discovered that "righties" do not begin to experience an improvement in their mood until 9:22 in the morning, but "lefties" begin to experience an improvement in their mood at 9:07 each morning.

Lefties are eight percent more likely to enjoy their work and to have a large number of close friends, according to a research that was conducted by a bed and mattress company; the results were supported by the findings of a similar study that included one thousand persons. While those who like the right side are more likely to enjoy their own company, Premier Inn discovered that those who prefer the right side tend to earn more than their partners on average. This may sound like a bad thing for those who prefer the right side, but it is really a positive development.

The research provides some insight into the reasons for our strong attachment to "our" side of the bed. According to the findings of the study, seventy-five percent of us are allegedly dedicated to either the left or the right, and we are hesitant to move.

Further new research that was conducted online by a company in the United States claims that people who sleep on the left side of the bed consider themselves to be more left-brained. This means that they are more logical in their thinking and more committed to finding solutions to problems. On the other hand, people who sleep on the right side of the bed are thought to be more right-brained or creative.

In a recent study that included 2,000 people from the United States, it was discovered that people who sleep on the left side of the bed are more likely to favour oldies music, drama films, drinking wine, and being politically left-wing. On the other hand, people who sleep on the right side of the bed prefer rock music, action films, drinking beer, and are more likely to support the extremely divisive, conservative political ideology.

Despite the fact that this is all essentially soft science and that many people would gasp in furious incredulity, the notion is rather interesting.

It is a phrase whose origin nobody is entirely sure of, but there are a lot of theories and superstitions; apparently in ancient Rome, it was frowned upon to get out of the left side of the bed because it could be simply ruinous for the rest of your day, leaving you taciturn and below par. The phrase "waking up on the wrong side of the bed" is a phrase that has been around for a long time. On the other hand, it is possible that we may never really know the whole facts about how this culturally and historically obstinate belief developed.


We are creatures of habit, so sleeping on a different side may not be as good. Naturally, poor sleep makes us cranky.

Breaking your regular sleeping position may disrupt your sleep, causing irritation and bad mood. Resident psychologist and sleep specialist at UK sleep technology mattress business reveals why she thinks your bedside may reveal your personality.

Which side of the bed you sleep on may affect your mood, work ethic, and income. Sleeping on the left makes people happier than on the right. Lefties are less affected by stress because they can handle a hard task with a positive mindset.

Left-sided sleepers think they're calmer and more assured than their spouse in a crisis. the ancient Chinese technique of arranging settings to produce harmony, the left side of the bed is ideal to leave since it represents riches, power, and health.

Right-side sleepers with a pessimistic view are more grounded and prepared for the worst, making them a perfect fit.

Of course, the side of the bed you pick may depend more on its location. Claustrophobic people are less likely to sleep near walls because they feel more enclosed. However, some who feel safer in enclosed settings may prefer sleeping next to a wall rather than a window or door.

Many individuals sleep on one side because their lover likes the other and they don't want difficulties in paradise. It may be pragmatism, not personality. Some of us wish to be nearer the TV, en suite, or door to care for little children at night.

Why do we constantly choose sides?

People select their side of the bed for legitimate reasons like being near a radiator or away from noise or windows.

One in ten couples quarrel over their side of the bed, which may cause conflict. The individual waking up on the left may be grumpier and angry since you both are righties. Arguments about which side of the bed to get might lead to divorce Serious snoring may lead to divorce, and bedtime choices can be difficult.

The good news is that picking a side of the bed is more about habit than anything else, and its influence on mood, job performance, or other aspects may be attributable to the fact that we sleep better in our usual posture.

After settling down, we tend to stay to our side, even if partners initially agree. Routine and predictability help us sleep well, but unfamiliarity disrupts it.

The side of the bed you pick may affect your morning mood, but only because we're creatures of habit. The quality of your sleep matters most. Broken and disturbed nights leave no one happy.

75 percent of us are supposedly devoted to the left or right side of the bed and unwilling to shift since that is where we are most comfortable. This may not be dictated by personality.

“Waking up in a good mood each morning is less about which side you sleep on, and more about getting 7.5 - 8 hours’ sleep each a night on a supportive, comfortable bed.” she advises couples to concentrate on getting 8 hours of sleep. That's it. Staying on your side of the bed seems essential to harmonious marriage.

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Jacob Damian

Whether you're looking to learn something new, explore different perspectives, or simply satisfy your curiosity, I can offer you insights and perspectives that you may not have considered before. With my ability to process and analyse.

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