Of course, you may have your own way of throwing your leg on the other side of the bed or of swinging your arms open in a Titanic pose while you sleep, still your zodiac sign can tell a lot about your sleep habits. You may be a sleeping panda or a zombie whose sleep eludes him, but blame yourself no more; it’s all your birthday’s fault. (Image: Shutterstock)
Overactive and hyper, sleeping doesn’t bode well with a typical ram. So, the duration of their sleep is usually less as they better drive that energy into something more productive.
Hours they sleep: 4 to 5
Sleep inducers: Soothing music, natural sounds
Taureans love sleep more than all else and can do anything to get a slice of it. They are ruled by Venus and if given a chance, can sleep all day long.
Hours they sleep: If possible, an entire day, or life
Sleep inducers: Alcohol
It’s either more or less but never appropriate with Gemini. They usually take their worries to bed and sleep eludes them or when on some rare days, they find balance and peace, they will sleep more than required.
Hours they sleep: 4 or 10, no in between
Sleep inducers: Meditation
Much like gemini, cancerians are also either staying up too late or sleeping too much. However, the sensitive cancerians’s are more prone to nightmares.
Hours they sleep: 4 or 10, no in between
Sleep inducers: Their comfort zone, their blankets
Leos sleep best when they cuddle before dozing off. They do not like to stay awake too late and need a proper sleep.
Hours they sleep: Good 7 hours
Sleep inducers: A luxurious room but cuddly enough, a conversation with a loved one
Virgos don’t mess with their sleep, or health. If they are told that the ideal amount of sleep is eight, they will get it, no matter what. Sometimes they take their worries from work and personal life to bed. This can come in the path of their following their health expert’s advice of eight hours.
Hours they sleep: The right amount as per their doctors, be it 8 hours or 4
Sleep inducers: Writing a journal to release tensions
Librans are people of balance. If they sleep three hours a night, they will sleep twelve the following night. It’s all in the name of the right balance, which if tipped can affect them.
Hours they sleep: 2 or 15
Sleep inducers: Staying off electronic gadgets
Scorpions are the most mysterious beings out there and so are their habits. No one knows when they sleep or are awake. But as they rule the dark side of Mars, they may be night owls and can be wandering amid their intellectual workings at three in the night. However, nothing can be said with certainty.
Hours they sleep: No one knows
Sleep inducers: No one knows
Sagittarians are travellers and adventurers. Their life is a long party and sleep is only minor interludes that come when they can’t go on anymore. But, because they are restless, their energy burns out soon. Also, their dreams are often very meaningful and can provide them with interesting insights about themselves.
Hours they sleep: 5 at the maximum
Sleep inducers: Nothing can make them rest before their entire energy is spent
The most ambitious among the lot, capricorns measure sleep with success. They love luxury and the best sleep they get is at a 5-star hotel.
Hours they sleep: 8 because sleep is a daily chore
Sleep inducers: Meditation or alternative healing to set at rest their ambitious vibes
Aquarians are the cause behind ‘early to bed, early to rise’ idiom. Their dreams are also quite significant and they are the most likely to have a notepad placed next to their beds for jotting them down. But, they can be the most sleep deprived too. They are forward-thinking and would usually be thinking about solving a problem or another before they catch forty winks.
Hours they sleep: 7
Sleep inducers: Staying off gadgets
Pisceans love to sleep and dream. But when they are happy, they get supernatural powers that allow them to go beyond the physical needs of their bodies, making them sleep less than they require. On the contrary, when they are sad, they escape into a sleep zone, their private dreamland.