Being healthier is always a top goal in the new year, and one way to start your health kick is sleep! Getting enough sleep can really affect your health in a good way! Read our post about all the benefits of sleep here.
Your personality could tell you how much sleep you need to get to be productive throughout the day and for your health. Do you get as much sleep as your sign says you should?
Aquarius – 7 hours
As an Aquarius, you need enough sleep to feel balanced. Your dreams can be a stepping stone for ideas, so keep a dream journal next to your bed to write them down. Stay away from electronics and calm your mind before bed so you can get good REM sleep.
Pisces – 9 hours
A Pisces is used to running on empty, but that doesn’t mean you should. Get a good night’s rest so you can give your best throughout the day. You’ll feel refreshed and ready to take on the day. You are also someone who needs to dream to maintain your imaginative and dreamy spirit.
Aries – 6.5 hours
The Aries’ mind is always going, trying to get ahead and thinking about everything you need to do. Try to unwind by working out and making a to-do list during the day to keep you organized. It will give you a feeling of accomplishment so your mind isn’t running a mile a minute during the night.
Taurus – 7 hours
A Taurus loves the finer things in life, but it could be affecting your sleep. Set a bedtime that works for you and your life schedule, and try experimenting with times to find what’s best for you. This will help you conquer the next day. And be careful how long you sleep, too much sleep can hurt you in the long run.
Gemini – 8 hours
A Gemini needs more sleep than other signs because they exert so much energy during the day. Go to bed early during the work week so you can give your best during the day, and try sticking to a regular bedtime.
Cancer – 9 hours
The emotional and homebody Cancer needs time to process their emotions and the time to do that is during sleep. Their sleep pattern isn’t always the same and can include some sleepless phases. Try making your bedroom a tranquil space. Take away anything that may disrupt your sleep, like your phone or a TV.
Leo – 6.5 hours
Leo, known for catnaps. As a social butterfly and busy bee, you might need to take naps before going on to the next thing you have planned. A Leo doesn’t usually need a full 8 hours of sleep during the night because the quick naps they take during the day is sufficient enough for them.
Virgo – 7 hours
The Virgo is such a hard worker and takes their time seriously, meaning they may think sleep is a waste of time. But you’ll need a solid 7 hours of sleep so you can continue working hard. If you don’t get enough, you can become unproductive.
Libra – 8 hours
A Libra is known for balance, so if you’ve had a long day, it is important to get a full night’s sleep. If you had a more relaxing day, you probably won’t need as much as usual. You also want a pleasing sleep space, so decorate your bedroom and don’t be afraid to splurge.
Scorpio – 7 hours
Relaxation is hard for a Scorpio, which means insomnia. Try mediation before you go to bed or during the day to relax. Getting at least 7 hours of sleep is imperative to help the relaxation issue in the next day. Set boundaries for bedtime so that you give your time to relax.
Sagittarius – 9 hours
As a Sagittarius, you’re a people pleaser, which isn’t always a bad thing, but you put so much effort and energy into other people, which is exhausting. You’re also someone who could just sleep all day, so get to bed early so you can have more time to sleep!
Capricorn – 6 hours
Capricorn’s are super hard workers who work through their most tiring days. You can still be productive, but don’t steal hours from your sleep. Practice mindfulness and don’t oversleep!