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Just made it through another nap using my awesome new alarm clock.

I'm feeling fantastic today... not tired at all. The key has been that I have been working all day long. What a great system! It forces me to be productive.

Also, from what I've read it may take 1-2 more weeks until we aren't getting tired at night. I can live with that if I have to. I've also read that working out and general productivity makes it much easier to stay awake at night.

Designing the Perfect Wake Up

On Fluent In Life

I always have trouble getting out of bed in the morning. I don't mind waking up at 4 am or 5 am because once you start moving around you feel less tired. The problem that I always have is waking up. I absolutely hate the feeling of waking up, I'm sure everyone knows exactly the feeling I'm talking about. Your eyes are heavy, you feel like a rock, you start arguing with yourself, and once you do that, you're never getting out of bed. The initial resistance is what keeps me from waking up early in the morning.

Designing a "good" alarm clock is a very tricky thing. Most alarm clocks are loaded with fancy features but in the end only done one thing right (and sometimes that even goes horribly wrong); blast a sound at a certain time.

To design a proper alarm clock, one would have to look at the issue of waking up. Which isn't an easy problem to solve.

I've recently stumbled upon a fantastic iPhone alarm clock app. It's called "Wake N Shake"

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