15 Familiar Worries That Disrupt a Good Night’s Sleep

Midnight Musings:

For many of us, plenty of ordinary, everyday things frighten us. The good news is that you're not alone. 

A recent online discussion lists some of the most common things people are seriously concerned about. Here's what makes the list. 

Losing Freedom

Freedom is a beautiful thing, and people in the online forum claim to lose sleep over national governments and their actions. 


The idea of needles really freaks a lot of people out. Having sharp pieces of metal put into your skin isn't a great thought and some people hate that idea more than others. 


One of the biggest fears people battle is not knowing what comes after death: do we go to heaven? Is it permanent darkness? It's a common cause of existential dread. 

The Ocean

We've all read about the terrifying creatures that lurk at the bottom of the ocean. Thankfully, they'll never survive on land. 


Some people hate saying goodbye and the fear they may never see that person again. This can stem from being left behind in childhood or a really tough relationship. 

Sleep Paralysis

Sleep paralysis is terrifying because when it happens, it's hard to do anything about it!  

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