VB : Sleep

Video Broadcast : #189
January 12, 2021

  • Most people spend one third of their lives sleeping.
  • Some try to sleep 8 hours a day because they are told that it is necessary to refresh the body and the mind.
  • Some say that the number of hours of sleep vary with age.
    Children need to sleep longer.
    Adults may sleep less.
  • My late uncle slept about four hours a night, but he took a power nap.
    He lived up to his 80’s.
  • A friend of mine sleeps four hours a night.
    He is active at work, church, Toastmasters and play competitive ice hockey.
  • Some say that the quality of sleep is more important than the quantity of sleep.
  • Too much sleep might make a person sluggish.
  • Some develop a rhythm for sleeping.
    They go to bed at the same time every day, and get up at the same time every morning.
  • Those who work on different shifts might encounter sleep problems.
  • During youth , some may not feel drastic effect of 24-hour, 36-hour or more duty.
    The Navy SEALs have to spend sleepless nights during their training / certification.
  • Before you sleep, turn off your smart phone and place the alarm clock away from the bed.
  • Some can sleep easily — like a log.
    They can sleep on trains, planes, and beaches.
  • Some find it hard to fall asleep. (Insomnia).
    Counting sheep or reading books do not help them fall asleep.
  • Some may have breathing problems during Sleep. (Apnea)
    They may be prescribed breathing apparatus.
  • Some have dreams, but they cannot recall them.
  • Some may have nightmares, and wake up.
  • A few perform Sleep Walk. (Somnambulism)
  • There are Sleep Study Projects.
    Monitor brain activities and physiological factors

Dr. Nyunt Wai (SPHS63) wrote :

“Ma Eik Ma Nay Ah Thet Shay”

Editor’s Notes :

Pauk Kyaing was advised to follow :

  • “Thwar Bar Myar Khayee Yauk”,
  • “May Bar Myar Sagar Ya” and
  • “Ma Eik Ma Nay Ah Thet Shay”.

Skipping sleep for one night allowed Pauk Kyaing to avert a death threat and become a King.

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