Ah, bedtime. That glorious time of day when you drift into dreamland and forget your troubles. For many people, the day-to-day rigor can keep your mind churning and your body tossing and turning until the alarm starts blaring in your ear the next morning. And why does that thing go off so soon after you fall asleep? Me neither. And is that really how you want to spend your morning? As tempting as it may be, reaching for your phone as soon as you wake up can derail your whole day.
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If you want to predict trends in America, whether in politics or products, World Cup mania should serve as a wake-up call. A new CDC report serves as a wake-up call for the importance of childhood vaccines. But that wine, a balanced blend of supple fruit, focused acidity and sweet spice, was my wake-up call. And if Voss is discouraged by the situation in Washington, it should be a wake-up call for all of us. The flicker earned his name of "yarup" or " wake-up " from his spring song, which is a rollicking jolly "wick-a-wick-a-wick.
For some people, mornings are glorious: wakey-wakey, eggs and bakey, with a side of sunshine and hopefulness. Creating healthy habits and routines for before bed — a good sleep hygiene — can help you wake up feeling fresh and crisp. The body prepares to wake up in the hour or so before you awaken — your body temperature begins to rise, and blood pressure increases. Serotonin and cortisol flood the brain, and the neurons and activity start firing. When waking naturally, sleep usually ends during a non-rapid-eye-movement NREM period of sleep, also known as light sleep. If using an alarm, which can go off during periods of deeper sleep, you might find that you wake up feeling groggy, especially if your bedtime and wake-up times vary day to day. Per research , no one pops out of bed immediately ready to start the day, even if waking during light sleep. For some, it lasts minutes; for others. Your circadian rhythm is your internal body clock, which is tuned to a hour cycle, and research suggests those clocks can have natural preferences for day or night that show up in our DNA.