7 Sleep devices and apps to make waking up a little bit easier
Do you spend the first waking moments of your morning fumbling with your smartphone’s alarm? There’s a better way to wake up - you just need the right sleep devices and apps.
- How can I start to wake up earlier? There are plenty of things you can do such as avoiding late meals, not using your smartphone in bed, and so much more.
- What are some of the best places to wake up in the world? Our world is full of wonders and this list is chock full of great locations.
- Are there devices that can help me fall asleep? Yes! Check out our handy guide for better sleep.
It doesn’t matter if you’re a morning person or a night owl, waking up in the morning to a blaring alarm clock is nothing short of horrible. Yet, most of us put ourselves through this five days a week.
However, there is some respite.
While the incessant beeping of your alarm may seem like the root of all your morning woes, there’s much more to it than that. The art of a peaceful wakeup depends on how you fall asleep, stay asleep, and keep tabs on your sleeping habits. Rest assured (wink!), we have everything you need, from sleep devices to sleep apps, to help you have a better start to your day.
LEVIA Relaxing Weighted Blanket
Achieving great sleep isn’t possible if you can’t fall asleep. The LEVIA Blanket is 10% of your body weight and its gentle pressure helps to reduce your stress so you can relax. It’s basically a giant hug in blanket form.
Dreem Smart Sleep Headband
Not only does this headband help you fall asleep, Dreem also uses the latest technology to help you stay asleep. After the soothing sounds help you drift off, it also helps you wake up gently so you can start your day feeling refreshed.
Nectar Gel Memory Foam Mattress
Compatible with all bed types, this exceptional mattress is complete with gel memory foam to evenly distribute your weight. Offering full body support, the Nectar Mattress will make sure you never wake up with aches and pains. You’ll practically spring out of bed.
Price: From $425
Slumber – Breathable Bed Sheets
Temperature has a lot to do with our quality of sleep. If you’re too hot or too cold then you’ll toss and turn all night. The Slumber sheets are breathable so you can rest fully and wake up with energy. The only problem is that these sheets might make your bed too comfortable and you might never get out of bed again.
Withings Aura Connected Alarm Clock
Along with sleep-inducing light and sound programs, this clever alarm clock also helps you to wake up. With gentle light, it invigorates your circadian rhythm so your mind, as well as your body, is ready to start the day.
Timeshifter – The Jet Lag App
For those who travel through multiple time zones, Timeshifter is a lifesaver. Based on science-backed research, this nifty app gives you top tips to shake the jet lag. You can even start adjusting before your trip begins and use the app offline. You’ll be welcoming the morning in any time zone in no time.
Rating: 4.5/5 Stars
Pillow Automatic Sleep Tracker
Designed for your Apple Watch, this sleep tracking app works without human interference. The smart alarm helps you wake up feeling great by determining the best time to wake you. With a detailed sleep report, restless night will be a thing of the past.
Rating: 4.4/5 Stars
Do you have any tried and true methods for better mornings? Let us know in the comments!
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