5 Health Mistakes You’re Making Before 10 a.m.
Your day could be off to an even better start with a few simple tweaks.
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Mistake 4: You set your alarm for 6:47 a.m.
You've figured out the snooze math: hitting that button equals 10 minutes of extra sleep plus three more minutes to untangle the sheets and get out of bed. But sleeping in and dozing intermittently throws your body off schedule and will make it harder to fall asleep at night. This is why sleep experts curse the invention of that particular bell-and-whistle on most alarm clocks
and and beg you not to use it.
Get up when your alarm goes off, not 10–20 minutes later.