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The Top 5 Tools that will position you to

The Top 5 Tools that will position you to
develop better sleeping and waking habits so you
feel rested and resist the snooze urge

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Stop Pressing Snooze! Digital, Physical, Social Techonologies that help Stop Pressing Snooze! Digital, Physical, Social Techonologies that help Presentation Transcript

  • DIGITAL, PHYSICAL & SOCIAL TECHNOLOGIES THAT WILL GET YOU TO STOP PRESSING THE SNOOZE BUTTON stephanie carter 4.28.10 habits.stanford.edu
  • While those extra bouts of 9 minutes may feel precious in the morning, studies show that fragmenting sleep diminishes its restorative value In addition to memory and comprehension impairments, sleep deprivation makes you irritable, depressed and less creative zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz The following 5 Tools will position you to develop better sleeping and waking habits so you feel rested and resist the snooze urge
  • challenge “my alarm clock radio is so ‘old-school’ and completely detached from my personal preferences in music. i’ve just gotten used to turning it off.” try this new habit #1 Aluratek Internet Shift your ‘wake-up-music’ paradigm by Radio Alarm Clock picking one of the 11,000 stations of with Built in Wifi music or news and stick with it. Pick music or news that is new to you. Listen to this consistently, and only listen to it when you are waking up.
  • challenge “I can’t help myself from pressing snooze. When my alarm rings, I would sell my soul for an extra 15 minutes.” try this new habit #2 Add a physical barrier Your alarm clock is a shrine. Protect it - glue, spikes, cover - and protect yourself. Every time you try that doesn’t allow you and press snooze, you will remember the to comfortably press commitment you’ve made with yourself. snooze
  • challenge “I never feel rested when I wake up.” try this new habit #3 SleepCycle - bio-alarm Allow SleepCycle to analyze your sleep clock application that pattern and wake you in your lightest u s e s t h e i p h o n e ’s sleep phase so you feel more relaxed and accelerometer rested when you wake up. Review the graphed analysis of your weekly sleep patterns and make improvements.
  • challenge “I’m not sure if the reason it’s so hard to wake up is because I’m regularly not getting enough sleep. I think I get the same amount as my friends?” try this new habit #4 Yawn Log website: Yawn Log enables you to track and graph beta.yawnlog.com/ the number of hours of sleep you get over time. Compare to your friends and the greater social network, and let the accountability this creates drive you to improve the amount of sleep you get.
  • challenge “I can’t seem to stop pressing snooze, it’s embarrassing and frustrating. Are there any other tricks out there from people with the same problem?” try this new habit #5 Follow the tumblr Follow a blog about the difficulties of blog, Snooze Button waking up, and you’ll realize you’re not alone. The blogs are a fast way to stay abreast of the latest gadgets, websites, and applications related to your waking and snoozing issues.
  • #1 personal Music, new routine #2 Physical barrier, promise to self #3 sleep Cycle, analysis #4 track Hours, compare with friends #5 Blog community, staying up-to-date Share your thoughts and ideas: Leave a comment on slideshare habits.stanford.edu