Magazine article Psychology Today

Top Nine Things to Love about the Floor

Magazine article Psychology Today

Top Nine Things to Love about the Floor

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1 It's the king-size bed... I that never ends. It feels good down there, right? No, nothing feels good, I know. Sorry.

2 But at least you can't fall any farther. That's the good thing about the floor. Unlike the figurative Rock Bottom, which can always get lower, the actual floor tends to stay in place.

3 When walking feels tike swimming through a viscous ocean, and standing feels like treading water, the floor isn't Just a floor: It's a life raft. It's extremely sturdy. You can stretch out. You will not drown.

4 In case of fire, you are less likely to die of smoke inhalation thanyour neighbors who are up and about. You won't even have to stop, drop, and roll. Just roll.

5 Because it's less comfortable than the bed, you can pat yourself on the back for roughing it. Lying in bed might be pure laziness; camping out on the floor is virtually an action adventure. …

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