This link is to a blog which describes 10 sleep myths as written up in Prevention Magazine.
Myth: Everyone needs 8 hours of sleep.
Myth: Nodding off in the afternoon is normal
Myth: If you have insomnia, you need to go to bed earlier, nap, or sleep more
Myth: Napping will ruin your night’s sleep
Myth: You have to miss a lot of sleep before it affects you
Myth: You can catch up on sleep on the weekend
Myth: Exercising before bed keeps you from sleeping
Myth: You have to have insomnia to take sleeping pills
Myth: You’ll get addicted to sleeping pills
Myth: If you have work to do, it’s better to get up early than stay up late
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