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How "Springing Forward" Affects Sleep

Mar 7 2015 - 2:00pm

This weekend marked the beginning of daylight saving time, when we jump forward an hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 8. The good news is that we have a day to acclimate to the change before the start of the workweek, but the bad news is that our internal clocks may not be as easy to reset as the ones on our computers and phones. In fact, many sleep experts say that losing that hour of sleep because of DST can affect us for around 48 hours [1], meaning come Monday, you may be dreaming of resting your head on your keyboard for a quick nap. To prevent a groggy, irritable start to the week, here are some tips for dealing with DST.


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