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Daylight savings time 2015: Psychological guide to spring forward

Daylight savings time 2015: Psychological guide to spring forward

Daylight savings time 2015: Psychological guide to spring forward

Winter is over and spring has finally arrived. So here comes the spring forward too that makes you move your clocks forward by one hour. And you need to do it today itself to begin your Monday without much of a hassle.

You need to move your clock forward at 2 a.m. sharp on March 8 on the beginning of the Daylight Savings Time 2015.

Experts claim that the Daylight Savings Time or DTS is not really as fun as many think it to be. clinical psychologist Michael Breus, PhD. While talking about the phenomenon says, “Most people actually have a harder time adjusting when we ‘spring forward,’ because we’re losing an hour of sleep”.

daylight savings timeMost of the people in today’s world are sleep depraved and losing another hour of sleep is actually going to give them further jitters.

Sometimes ago a study conducted by the National Sleep Foundation revealed that Americans are highly sleep depraved. Its study found that Americans have been claiming 26 minutes less sleep.

Nonetheless experts are of the opinion that if you try, it will be rather very easy to fight this sleep deficiency. Breus is of the opinion that “If you’re among the many Americans who are sleep deprived, it probably won’t be difficult for you to fall asleep at the new time…That way, seeing the lost hour up front will motivate you to go to bed earlier…On the Wednesday before the time change, go to bed 15 minutes earlier…On Thursday, go to bed another 15 minutes earlier, and another 15 the next two nights so that by Saturday, you’re going to bed an hour early.”

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