It's 3 a.m., and you should be well in a deep sleep. But you aren't. Maybe you're a night owl, or perhaps you have a crying baby. Whatever the reason, you're wide awake, probably counting the time until your alarm goes off. To help you get your crazy mind off things and finally fall asleep, Bored Panda has compiled a list of sleep memes, and they're so relatable, it's hilarious. From peculiar sleeping positions and bedding choices to the things we risk by hitting the snooze button, these images definitely could be featured in the sleep habits encyclopedia. Continue scrolling, enjoy, and upvote your favorite funny memes!

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Michelle Muirhead
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1 year ago

Yep, looks like my husband, who is not sleeping (that is what he says).

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If it makes your sleepless nights any easier, know that you aren't alone. According to CDC data, more than a third of American adults are not getting enough of good sleep on a regular basis. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society recommend that adults aged 18–60 years should get at least 7 hours of quality sleep each night to promote optimal health and well-being.

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miaow
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1 year ago

LOL

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Sleeping less than 7 hours per day can lead to an increased risk of developing chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and frequent mental distress.

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MRaina
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1 year ago

i laughed more than I should have

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"As a nation, we are not getting enough sleep," said Wayne Giles, M.D., director of CDC’s Division of Population Health. "Lifestyle changes such as going to bed at the same time each night; rising at the same time each morning; and turning off or removing televisions, computers, mobile devices from the bedroom can help people get the sleep hygiene they need."

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Magpie
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1 year ago

Oh yes! But I set an alarm for the nap. And then yes snooze it / shut it. And sleep for four hours.

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Slinkman
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1 year ago

Do you have a moment to talk bout our lord and saviour called 'the Snooze'?

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

I mean, my brain creates these imaginary situations while I'm in bed, not before I go to bed

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miaow
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1 year ago

Lmao wasn't expecting this xD

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Dawnfire
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1 year ago

That happens to me sometimes lol

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Foxxy
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1 year ago

Awww this kitty looks so sad 😢

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

Yes sometimes I wake up an hour before my alarm and go to sleep and I kind of half sleep and feel suspicious about how long I'm able to do that because it feels much longer than an hour

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Foxxy
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1 year ago

I soooo hate that, I could have slept for another 2 minutes.

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Foxxy
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1 year ago (edited)

That’s me, the only thing is I can’t quit. Life of a parent lol.

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yee
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1 year ago

Pretty much, yeah.

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

And the more you think about it, the less likely it is that you'll be able to actually sleep

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Biljana Malesevic
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1 year ago

Still didn't touch the floor, there is hope yet.

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

Or, more annoyingly, a mosquito going eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

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Bathsheba
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1 year ago

That's probably the last time most mums had a decent night's sleep.

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MRaina
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1 year ago

I am gonna try that with my dying remotes, clocks and what not

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Slinkman
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1 year ago

that only applies when you feel the urge to sleep cause your still tired. Not when lying awake for 2 whole damn hours cause you are way to energetic like i was last night. No fun...

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Hope Floats
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1 year ago

Or ridiculous decisions you've made or chances you never took or things you never said or.... Or.... Or.... (Someone else has these thoughts?.. Kind of relieved..)

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miaow
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1 year ago

Lmao so relatable!! i'm always the early bird xD

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Slinkman
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1 year ago (edited)

And it's exactly the pressure of that thought dat keeps me awake with tears of sleep rolling down my cheeck. Brain works weird sometimes...

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Reah Dingle
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1 year ago

I never do dad.

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Meow
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1 year ago

Me every single day

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nanashi
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1 year ago

the most frustrating about dreams to me is that no matter how crazy it was, it made absolute sense as I was seeing it. then as soon as I woke up, I would go "the heck what that about?"

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miaow
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1 year ago

Lol

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Bored Llama
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1 year ago

That was darker than i thought it would turn out... haha

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Jo Choto
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1 year ago

My face, every morning.

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Vaughn Hyndman
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1 year ago

Unless you snore lol

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Magpie
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1 year ago

That looks like a wonderful plan!

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Zelda Blue
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1 year ago

I wish I looked that content while sleeping.

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Kryogen
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1 year ago

It's scientificly proven that letting a leg out allow your body to have a better temperature regulation.

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Magpie
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1 year ago

That's good! I'm going to use this excuse. If I can just convince myself.

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Gary
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1 year ago

And the more you try to be quiet the more the door and floor boards squeak and the more you end up dropping and clattering.

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PAN-cake ;)
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1 year ago

Its so true its not even funny :(

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Amy Frank
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1 year ago

Me, my cat cuddle each other, it is so good I fall asleep immediately

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Mark
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1 year ago

But even 7 hours sleep wasn't enough by the look of it!

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Lotte
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1 year ago

mood

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Minnie-me
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1 year ago

My adult life

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ThatOnePanda
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1 year ago

It's fun!

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