You Snooze, You Lose: Top tips to beat your alarm clock
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Do you consider yourself a bit of a snoozer when it comes to getting yourself out of bed in the morning? You’re not alone - 50% of Brits queried in a recent survey admitted to hitting the snooze button. The findings of 2,000 respondents* highlighted the nation’s sloth-like behaviour and suggested many of us need to change our habits. The worst offenders were aged between 18 and 24, with 16.44% admitting they hit snooze at least four times a day. So what can we do? As our mighty nation seems to spend much of its time plagued with darkness and bad weather, reasons to get up on time may seem few and far between. Here are some tips aimed at getting you to leap out of bed with a bit more vigour and aplomb in your step and ensuring you’re always on time for those early morning lectures. Buy a novelty alarm clock that runs away For around 30 English pounds, you can buy yourself a ‘Clocky’. Created by a genius (or evil mad man, depending how you look at it), this little fella will burst into life as soon as the alarm goes and start running around your room. Of course, you need to get out of bed and catch him before he can be turned off, by which time you may as well just get up.There’s also a clock on the market that begins shredding money if you press snooze. Who’d have thought we’d get an alarm clock that gets irony? If the student loan is dwindling, you can always try putting your alarm at the other side of the room. Out of bed and straight into the frying pan?
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