How Our Ancestors Used to Sleep Twice a Night & Highlighting the Problem of ‘Present Shock’
At Modern Pioneer, we are big believers in getting enough sleep. Lack of sleep causes so many problems with your body and with your mind. Getting adequate rest may be one of the biggest things you can do to take care of your body. We all know the standard recommendation: 8 hours a night. Well, it seems those 8 hours may not have to be all at one time.
How many of us have woken up at night in a total panic, wondering why we can’t sleep and worrying over it? Well, now we can rest easy knowing it’s perfectly natural.
As seen on Disinfo.com:
8 hour sleeping is a modern invention.
Imagine you are a denizen of the 18th century. It’s just past 8:30 P.M., you’ve got your night-cap on. You blow out your candles and fall asleep to the smell of the wax and the wick, which…
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