sleep

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Ok, so I may be good at some things (namely reciting Toni Collette's monologue from Hereditary at any chance I get), but one thing I'm definitely terrible at is sleeping. Not only do I have trouble falling asleep, causing me to not sleep until 4am, but I also have hypersomnia. So when I am asleep, I'm deceased for ten hours. It sucks.

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When we go to sleep, we slip into one of the most vulnerable positions we can possibly embody. And we do that every single day.

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There aren't many pleasant ways to be woken up in the middle of the night but some are downright awful. Maybe it's a result of too many horror movies but the worst instance for this writer was being woken up by my then 2 1/2-year-old.

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People discuss things in private about another person – whether it is purely gossip, or how they really feel about them.

These conversations about a friend or family member usually take place behind their backs, so as not to upset anyone.

But some conversations about them take place with the person in the vicinity when they are asleep.

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Sleep is a human necessity.

So much so that without it, we die. To make sure we don't do that, our bodies will force us to sleep whether we want to and are comfortable or not.

Every now and then that means having a less-than-five-star sleeping experience.

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