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Posture Portrays the Personality
The way you sleep depicts your personality traits. Yeah. Apparently, there's a connection between sleeping position and personality. People who sleep in the fetal position are said to be jealous, whereas those who sleep on their backs are open-minded.
Have you noticed the way you sleep? No, am not talking about how well or for how long you sleep. It's time to talk about the position fellas. We never really give posture the attention it deserves. It is important to know about the different sleeping postures. After all, they do impact your body in numerous ways. The reason your hand constantly feels strained or how stiff your shoulders are could be as simple as a wrong sleep posture. An important ingredient in the sleep recipe, the right posture will help you wake up to fresher mornings and a healthier you!
Sleeping on the back with the hands at the side
Pros: This is ideally the healthiest sleeping position. Since there are no contortions, the back is at ease, making it good for the spine and the neck. You can use a soft pillow for added support. It also works wonders for the skin, as it leads to fewer wrinkles and breakouts.

Cons: When sleeping on the back, the tongue obstructs the airways due to gravity, which in turn leads to snoring. Thus, there are more chances of developing sleep apnea.
Sleeping on the back with the hands up
Pros: Also called the starfish position, it is good for the back and leads to lesser wrinkles and breakouts.

Cons: Since the hands are up, it may lead to pressure on the nerves in the shoulders and arms. It is also associated with acid reflux. Sleeping on the back increases the risk of sleep apnea, as it leads to snoring problems. Overall, this position is neither healthy nor very comfortable.
On the left side
Pros: Many consider sleeping on the left side the best position. It does have a lot of benefits. Most importantly, it is very good for spine alignment, and eases heartburn and acid reflux. It also improves blood circulation, which is why, it's the healthiest sleeping position for pregnant women.

Cons: Sleeping on any one side may put pressure on the shoulder. It also worsens wrinkles and leads to sagging breasts. Another disadvantage is the undue strain on some internal organs.
Sleeping on the right side
Pros: Sleeping on the right side prevents stress on the internal organs.

Cons: It can worsen heartburn and wrinkles. Sleeping on this side leads to sagging breasts (blame gravity for this!). It may strain the hand or shoulders as well.
On the side with the arms out sleeping position
Pros: Sleeping on this side is good for people who have snoring problems.

Cons: Sleeping with the arms out puts extra pressure on them, and may lead to a disrupted sleep.
Sleeping on the tummy
Pros: Many of us love to sprawl out on our tummies and doze off to glory. The only advantage of this position is that it prevents snoring.

Cons: This position has been adjudged as the worst sleeping position. It leads to more wrinkles and breakouts (the face is sloshed on the pillow), sagging breasts (gravity), and neck strain (constant tilting and twisting). The spine is also not supported, which may lead to back pain.
Fetal Position
Pros: The fetal position is a favorite of many people. It prevents snoring, and is good for pregnant women.

Cons: This is considered as one of the worst positions to sleep, as it strains the neck and the back. It may also restrict deep breathing, and lead to posture problems.
Log position
Pros: The log position is extremely beneficial for spine alignment.

Cons: Gravity will lead to sagging breasts, and wrinkles may worsen as well.
Pillows can be used to make positions comfortable, but do restrict the number to one or two. Man is a creature of habit, so it's ridiculous to expect that you'll be able to switch your sleeping position in a single night. A different positioning may work wonders for your health. Of course, do give comfort priority, as twisting and turning all night will do more harm than good. Focus on the quality of sleep, rather than quantity.