World Sleep Day 2017

World Sleep Day 2017 theme is "Sleep Soundly, Nurture Life"

World Sleep Day 2016 theme is "Good Sleep is a Reachable Dream" update here soon

World Sleep Day 2015 theme is "When Sleep is Sound, Health and Happiness Abound"

People celebrate the World Sleep Day with a pillow fight

Origin of the day

March 13th, 2015 - having a tough time getting up from bed each morning? Pushing snooze over and over again to obtain a few more moments of “shut eye” before your own day begins? Or even you’re noticing its own becoming increasingly tough to focus on tremendous work during the day?

This yearly occasion is a special event of sleep along with a call to motion on important problems associated with sleep. This year’s design is “When Sleep Is Sound, Health and fitness Abound,” concentrating on sleep problems and a few other sleep-related emails.

It is extremely feasible that your sleep behavior and general health may be adding to a lot more than a lack of high quality sleep, however longer term health problems.

Importance of the day

World Sleep Day was inaugurated in 2008 as well as goals to celebrate the health advantages of get to sleep as well as raise consciousness on important sleep-related problems like tiredness and drowsiness. This season, we're honoring World Sleep Day on Friday 6th March.

2015's World Sleep Day motto brings together the three basic elements of good get to sleep as well as exactly what good relaxation can attain.

How to celebrate the day

Each one component of the Simple Breathing, Relaxing Sleep, Healthful Body motto works together with the other: strong, recuperative sleep signifies you might be breathing effortless at night, although healthy body is not only the reaction to good sleep, it is actually also a determining factor. Healthy body is the schedule of recuperative sleep.

1. Disassociate your own bedroom with your trusty sleep battle

The time you begin feeling impatient is the time you need to rise out of bed and check out another room.

2. Eliminate clutter

When you keep a table in your living area piled with expenses or documents from work, it’s time for you to move it away. Anything leading to clutter in your own bedroom ought to either be cleansed up or shifted elsewhere.

3. Select calming shades

Research workers have got analyzed the human behavior of colors and particular hues have the energy to absolutely affect our atmosphere. Cool shades like blue, green as well as lavender are considered to be restful shades for the eye and advertise rest.

4. Keep crisp scents around

As per a poll carried out by the National Sleep Basis, “71% of People stated they get a much more comfy night’s sleep on bedding with a fresh fragrance.”


A year ago, World Sleep Day delegates labored locally to stretch awareness of rest problems by hosting special occasions, translating the Commandments into numerous languages, making a full-marathon, displaying a life-size mattress in multiple areas across a city, owning a Red Cross Ambulance deliver booklets and pamphlets on relaxation, hosting college events for countless children, there have been many press conferences all over the world, and also lots of TV coverage nationally and also internationally.

World Sleep Day Themes

2008, 14 March - "Sleep well, live fully awake"
2009, 20 March - "Drive alert, arrive safe"
2010, 19 March - "Sleep Well, Stay Healthy"
2011, 18 March - "Sleep Well, Grow Healthy"
2012, 16 March - "Breathe Easily, Sleep Well"
2013, 15 March - "Good Sleep, Healthy Aging"
2014, 14 March - "Restful Sleep, Easy Breathing, Healthy Body"
2015, 13 March - "When sleep is sound, health and happiness abound"

World Sleep Day Quotes

Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

No day is so bad it can't be fixed with a nap.
- Carrie Snow

Life is something that happens when you can't get to sleep.
- Fran Lebowitz

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.
- Irish Proverb

People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one.
- Leo J. Burke

And if tonight my soul may find her peace
in sleep, and sink in good oblivion,
and in the morning wake like a new-opened flower
then I have been dipped again in God, and new-created.
~D.H. Lawrence

Sleep is a symptom of caffeine deprivation.
- Unknown

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.
- Charlotte Brontë

Sleep, rest of things, O pleasing Deity,
Peace of the soul, which cares dost crucify,
Weary bodies refresh and mollify.
-Ovid, attributed

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