The Psychological Reason You Need To Ditch Your Alarm

It’s a needlessly stressful start to your day, and there’s a better way.

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Why are alarm clocks so bad for you?

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What other options are there?

1. Listen to your own body.

[Our internal circadian clock] acts as a pacemaker, synchronizing other cellular clocks that scientists believe exist throughout the body. — Till Roenneberg, professor at University of Munich’s Institute of Medical Psychology.

2. Wakefulness detector

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