This Is The Zodiac Sign That Needs The Most Sleep, And There’s A Good Reason

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Who gets enough sleep anymore? There just seems to be one too many things to fit in a day that we either go to bed late or wake up early. Even on the days that we force ourselves to get under the blankets at a healthy bedtime, the stress of the next day keeps us awake much longer than desired.

So “how much sleep can we get away with and still function?” should be the better question we ask ourselves. It all might have something to do with our zodiac sign. This is how much sleep each Zodiac actually needs.

Aries Needs The Least

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Mathilde Lagevin / Unspalsh

Aries just has too much to do in the day that sleep gets the least priority. Yet because of their naturally high energy, they can actually survive on as little as four hours of sleep. Even the bare minimum is enough to get by and frankly, any more sleep often feels like a waste of precious time to Aries.

They prioritize achieving their goals and making sure they’re ahead of the race. If you’re an Aries, just be careful not to get completely sleep-deprived and run out of fuel eventually.

Gemini Goes From No Sleep To All The Sleep

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Allen Taylor/ Unsplash

Gemini is the sign of the twins, which is almost like living with two different personalities in one Gemini body. One side is high energy, has 100 ideas running through their mind at once, and can’t help its curiosity and sense of adventure. This side just can’t say no to a good party even if it means sacrificing a few hours of sleep.

Then there is the other side that eventually catches up, brings some logic, and requires at least 8 hours of sleep and three naps in between. There’s really no telling which way it’ll go upon waking up that day.

Virgo Needs A Healthy Balance

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Victoria Heath / Unsplash

Virgo is known to be the hardest working sign of the zodiac. To hold up to their standard, and activate their rational and practical brain, they need to make sure they’re rested. That means that they will do everything they can to make sure that they get all of their work done and do it well.

If that means working longer hours one day and catching up on sleep the next day, they will find a way to balance it out. Virgo needs to make sure they schedule some downtime and value relaxation.

Leo Thrives On Naps

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Zohre Nemati / Unsplash

You can count on this Fire sign, to be the life of the party. They are naturally high-energy, even if it’s at the cost of their sleep time. Leos finds energy in being the center of attention, which means that they love to charge up the energy of those around them so that they can up theirs too.

Instead of one long period of sleep, Leos will recharge on the occasional nap. They don’t mind fitting in a two-hour nap here and a 20-minute nap there. As they are represented by the lion, these power naps can help them feel connected to their inner ruler of the jungle.

Cancer Requires The Most Sleep

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Juan Garcia / Unsplash

It turns out a Cancer can actually never get enough sleep, making them the sign that needs the most sleep on this list. Cancers tend to carry not only their energy and baggage but everyone else’s too and that can feel exhausting. Plus, falling asleep can be harder for them as they need to feel nurtured and at home in their bed. They say that a Cancer can’t sleep without a blanket on even when it’s warm because it feels comforting and soothing.

They love to cuddle in their sleep or be tucked in to feel connected to their bed. They get their energy from happy homes and they need this shut-eye time to be able to function without letting their emotions overwhelm them.

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