7 tips to go through time change

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During the night of 24th until 25th October 2020, France will go through a new time change. All clocks and watches must be changed back one hour. In other words, at 3 am, it will actually be 2 am. Some do fine with this time change, but others can have some issues adapting. Here are 7 tips to go through this time change.

Summary
Remember to change your clocks and watches
Adapt progressively
Avoid any stimulant after 4 pm
Light and early dinners
Create a sleep-friendly environment
Follow a bedtime ritual
Get ready the day before

Remember to change your clocks and watches

During the 2020 time change, your smartphone will probably automatically update the time. On the other hand, your radio-alarm or your watch won’t. So, if you want to avoid any misfortune, remember to set your all your equipment at the right time.

Adapt progressively

Adapting to time change will not necessarily be easy. To do well, you can progressively change the time of your meals and your bedtime. For instance, you can forward the time 15 minutes ahead every day. This way, your body will gradually get used to the new schedule.

Avoid any stimulant after 4 pm

Going to sleep can sometimes be difficult. Besides, time change can disrupt your organism. To help you fall asleep, all stimulants are not to recommended after 4 pm. After this time, you should avoid coffee, tea…

Light and early dinners

During time change, it is particularly important to encourage sleep. To do so, light and early dinners are recommended.

Create a sleep-friendly environment

There are some rules to encourage falling asleep. To be precise, the environment plays an important part. To avoid having troubles falling asleep, you should avoid screens before going to bed. You should also avoid action movies, which can cause adrenaline rushes. On the contrary, create a quiet environment to fall asleep quickly!

Follow a bedtime ritual

To fall asleep more easily, setting up a bedtime ritual can help. To be precise, you can repeat the same actions before going to bed: go to the bathroom, brush your teeth, read a few pages…

Get ready the day before

After time change, waking up can be difficult. For a few days, you may have trouble being on time. So, to save time in the morning, you can get ready the day before; for instance, by laying the table for breakfast, preparing the clothes you are planning on wearing the next day or getting your shoes ready…

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