Imagine you're snoozing away in dreamland when all of the sudden—beep! beep! beep!—a blaring noise stops your sleep cycle dead in its tracks. It's safe to say that waking up is always a drag, but having a great alarm clock can make the whole experience more manageable and maybe even pleasant. We know what you're thinking, who needs a proper alarm clock when your smartphone can basically do it all? Well, research suggests that looking at your phone shortly after you wake up can boost your stress levels and ability to be distracted, so you might want to try limiting your screen time.
That said, alarm clocks aren't exactly a one-size-fits-all situation. With so many styles, snooze options, and alarm sounds, it's important to find one that you actually want to wake up with day after day. This is why we culled the web for the very best alarm clocks for those who cling onto the snooze button. But, before we get into the nitty-gritty, we're sharing a few quick tips for buying the perfect one for you (because, for many, it's been a minute).
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