The Total Guide To Sleeping Better

The Total Guide To Sleeping Better

Not sleeping well? No wonder you look like death warmed up. It doesn’t have to be that way. Here are Gizmodo’s favourite gadgets for tracking and improving your sleep patterns, and Lifehacker’s best tips for getting a proper night’s rest.

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Gadgets & Apps

1. Jawbone Up


The Jawbone Up is a nifty little life-tracking gadget that monitors steps, food intake, calories, and most importantly, sleep. A great-looking app tracks your sleep and the quality of said shut-eye, before gently waking you up with a vibrating silent alarm. It’s designed to be worn 24/7, and doesn’t make you look like an idiot while doing so thanks to a pretty smart-looking design.
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2. FitBit One




3. Sleep Time


Android and iOS

4. Sleepyti.me




5. Zeo Mobile




Tips & Tricks

1. Let Technology Help You


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2. Don’t Believe The Sleep Myths


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3. Don’t Panic If You Don’t Get Eight Hours


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4. Avoid Bright Screens Before Bed


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5. Test Tactics Until One Works


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It’s Improve Your Life Week! Throughout this week, Gizmodo and Lifehacker are joining forces to guide you through the gadgets and strategies you need to improve your life across the board.