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The 10 Best Ways to Wake Up


Updated February 24, 2014

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Although it can be difficult depending on the time of the year and your location, exposure to morning light can have beneficial effects on promoting wakefulness. Our bodies follow a natural circadian rhythm and light has the strongest effect on this biological clock. It is best to enjoy indirect light rather than staring directly into the sun. The use of light boxes and phototherapy can mimic these favorable effects.

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