The Definitive Guide for Adjusting to Daylight Savings Time

Featured Article, Mental Health & Sleep Center
on November 3, 2015
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We know it will happen every year, but somehow walking from the workplace and into pitch darkness never ceases to be at least somewhat jarring. Are you in need of some help adjusting to daylight savings time darkness? Our friends at PureWow have come to the rescue with seven ways to make falling back a little less grueling.

Change your bedtime gradually.

The Definitive Guide for Adjusting to Daylight Savings Time

Amara

Take baby steps if you’re not prepared to put off bedtime by a full hour just yet. Here’s how.

 

Reset your timers.

The Definitive Guide for Adjusting to Daylight Savings Time

Urban Outfitters

Sure, you adjusted your clocks. But did you consider those other household settings you may have missed?

 

Set an extra alarm.

The Definitive Guide for Adjusting to Daylight Savings Time

At Home in Love

Download a reliable alarm to make sure your scrambled schedule doesn’t cause you to oversleep.

 

Keep your eyes on the road.

The Definitive Guide for Adjusting to Daylight Savings Time

New York Daily News

Get used to driving in the dark. Here are some things to be particularly mindful of on your journey home.

 

Look on the bright side.

The Definitive Guide for Adjusting to Daylight Savings Time

Erin McDowell

Think of all the indoor activities you can take advantage of now! Get some ideas here.

 

Eat dinner earlier.

The Definitive Guide for Adjusting to Daylight Savings Time

Vikalinka

Don’t force yourself to go hungry for an extra hour. Here’s how to get dinner on the table in no time.

 

Spend more time outside.

The Definitive Guide for Adjusting to Daylight Savings Time

Lauren Bath

Take advantage of those precious daylight hours. Here’s how to squeeze in all the sun you can.

 

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