Relax Your Morning Routine

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Wake up serenely

Being jarred out of bed by an alarm clock "raises your pulse from a resting to an alarmed state," Hohlbaum explains. Instead, awaken peacefully with an alarm clock that simulates nature—like those that imitate a sunrise or chirp like birds. (We dare you not to smile!)

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