While the moments that follow waking up with a sudden jolt is come with momentary relief — realizing that unpleasant dream was just that, a dream — the rest of the night is usually not so fun.
If you’re a night owl, the idea of dragging yourself out of bed early in the morning, or even the thought of setting an alarm clock, can be horrifying. But is it as scary as a premature death?
Skip the nightcap and whenever possible, give your binge drinking nights a cutoff time, allowing yourself as much time as possible to metabolize that alcohol before you try to fall asleep.
In both studies, the surveys found that smartphone use specifically had a larger negative impact on quality of sleep and next-day productivity than the television or even laptops.