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New Research Reveals Health Benefits of Waking One Hour Earlier

A small shift in sleep time can help boost your mood exponentially

Woman at dawn in a wheat field with the sun coming up
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When it comes to sleep, it can seem the world is divided into “Larks” and “Owls”. Larks are those who bound out of bed at the first glimmer of dawn, whereas owls just get going when darkness sets in.

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Michele DeMarco

Michele DeMarco

Award-winning writer, therapist, clinical ethicist, and researcher specializing in moral injury. I talk about the stuff many won’t. micheledemarco.com

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