It helps you stop sleeping in the morning

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After years of using my smartphone to wake up, there were a few growing pains when I started using Clocky. The first night, I set the alarm for p.m. instead of a.m. and ended up getting an extra 30 minutes of sleep. Whoops!

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The rest of the week, however, it was smooth sailing. The sound of the alarm is jarring and when it rolled off my bedside table I was startled awake every single time. It sounds scary, but that’s kind of the point! The jolt of being dragged from slumber to race around after a clock basically guaranteed that I wouldn’t be spending the rest of my morning lounging in bed trying to get a few extra z’s.

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The clock also includes a setting that allows users to disable the wheels with the click of a button, so you can still enjoy using it even if you’re not up for an early morning jog every day.

Snooze function

Clocky does come with a snooze function that can be programmed to ring again between one and nine minutes after the first alarm, but I found the other qualities of the clock were so effective that I didn’t need to use it. It turns out breaking that snooze habit could also leave you feeling less groggy in the morning according to some experts. Even though I only tried it out for a few days, I definitely reaped the benefits!

If you or the sleepy teenager in your life could use an alarm clock like this, you can buy Clocky through the link below.

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