The transition from sleep to wakefulness is far from instantaneous.
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Plus other tips to make your room more sleep-friendly.
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Plus why you might be waking in the first place.
Teaching kids sleep hygiene may be an easy way to reduce crime.
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We all feel a little sleepy from time to time.
For a variety of different reasons, their sleep can actually be worse.
And it's affecting the way we live our lives.
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Seventy-five percent of Aussies are struggling to get to, or stay asleep each night.
You'll eat more junk too.
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Maybe -- but not for the reason you would think.
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Yes, there's a BAC limit for sleep.
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Sleep better and feel more energized during the day by avoiding these sleep-sabotaging foods.
Almost everyone needs at least seven hours of sleep.
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What to expect (and how to cope).
“Drunk drivers have slowed responses. Sleepy drivers have no responses.”
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If diving back into bed isn't an option, obviously.
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"When your brain is stressed, it thinks there might be a lion around the corner."
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What to do before, during and after your trip.
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