Falling asleep is ... well, it's not the easiest thing in the world, otherwise we wouldn't need all these tricks to help us do it. But it certainly seems like it should at least be one of the most relaxing activities that you can do. So why is it that sometimes, just as you're on the cusp of drifting off and you feel yourself fading into dream time, your stomach suddenly drops and your body jerks you awake?
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Written by Reuben Westmaas October 31, 2018
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