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Here's Why You Shouldn't Hit The Snooze Button

"Snoozing is very addictive."

It's super tempting to hit the snooze button when you want a few more winks, but according to sleep expert Els van der Helm, you may want to think twice before doing so.

In the video above, she explains how snoozing is actually the exact opposite of what your brain prefers, which is to wake up naturally from uninterrupted sleep. Don't give yourself "just five more minutes." You'll feel much better for it. Promise.

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