Ever wondered what your sleeping position says about you? According to the study conducted by Professor Chris Iszikowski, these are the personality types that have been linked to sleeping positions and how common they are…

The sleeping positions

Fetal position – 41%

By far one of the most popular sleeping positions, people who prefer to sleep this way are said to have tough exteriors but are actually fairly sensitive.

The log – 15%

If you prefer lying on your side with your arms at your sides, you would be described as a sociable, easy-going person but might be a little gullible at times.

What Does Your Sleeping Position Say About You?

The yearner – 13%

Side sleeping with your arms in front of you, people who sleep this way are said to be open-minded but can be suspicious and pessimistic. Once they make a decision they rarely stray from it.

The soldier – 8%

If you like to sleep on your back with your arms at your sides, you could be described as reserved or quiet, yet you set a very high standard for yourself and those around you.

The freefaller – 7%

Stomach sleepers are often described as outgoing and self-assured yet can have thin skin, and are adverse to criticism and ‘extreme’ situations.

What Does Your Sleeping Position Say About You?

The starfish – 5%

Starfishers are great at offering a helping hand when others are in need, and make great friends but generally stay away from being the centre of attention.

The rest – 11%

The rest of the people in the study said their sleeping position changed throughout the night and as they fall asleep.

And there you have it! Do you think your preferred sleeping position lines up with these personality types? Let us know what you think in the comments below…

If you’re struggling to get comfy or find the right position for you, perhaps now is the perfect time to change your mattress!