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Posted on Jul 3, 2015

This Is Why You Stick One Foot Out Of Your Blankets At Night

It helps you sleep!

The geniuses over at NY Mag made this video detailing how your feet help you sleep.

View this video on YouTube

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The Science Of Us Sleep Institute says that sticking one of your feet outside of your blankets is a legitimate sleep hack!

It all has to do with body temperature. When your body is hot, you are more alert. When your body is cool, you get sleepy.

So basically, anything you can do to cool down your bod before bed will help you sleep.

Turns out, the bottoms of our feet are the perfect tools for cooling down the body. They're hairless and contain vascular structures that regulate heat loss.

  1. So, how do you feel about this sleep hack?

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So, how do you feel about this sleep hack?
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    I've been sticking my foot out of the blankets for years!
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    Guess I'll try it tonight.
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    F that. I like to wear socks to bed.