There must be Be a word for that moment when you pull back the curtains in the morning and recede under the massive blast of sunshine. That horror-filled moment that sharply cuts a light bedroom from a dark room, when all you want is to slowly bring your consciousness back to life and the day opens instead The ark of the covenant is right in your face.
Almost all of us need more sleep, but modern humans keep odd hours and don’t go to bed or wake up with our normal sleep cycles. Sunrise alerts are one way to adapt. It simulates the gradual sunset at night and the gradual sunrise in the morning to help you fall asleep and wake up more naturally by tricking your biological systems. I’ve tested the best sunrise alarm clocks – and a few of the worst – on the market. This is my favourite.
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