Several studies have reported the same results, that both long and short sleep durations are correlated with poor health and shortened lifespan, with most reporting a greater risk associated with long sleep.
The dream represents a question or message (often related to a limitation, fear or doubt) to the dreamer. It will reach a conclusion once the dreamer understands the message and resolves to make a change.
As he sits in his CA office of his startup NeuroVigil, Low holds his miniature iBrain device. The size of two pennies, the miniature iBrain marks what scientists see as a revolution in the study of sleep
While leading a meditation class, we'll see people nodding off to sleep. Which is one of the reasons why Zen teachers whack their students with a thin bamboo stick -- it doesn't hurt but it certainly wakes them up!