5 Ways To Survive The Start Of Daylight Saving Time

03/06/2015 08:28 am ET | Updated Mar 06, 2015

Sunday morning we lose a precious hour of sleep as we turn the clocks forward to mark the start of Daylight Saving Time.

And even though an hour doesn't seem like much in the grand scheme of things, those 60 lost minutes of shut-eye can have a profound impact: The Monday morning after we spring forward, the number of car crashes increases. The number of fatal, alcohol-related crashes increases. More people have heart attacks and get injured at work. And workers who are physically safe are likely wasting more time than usual online.

Because it can take several days to get your internal clock back on track, one of the best ways to make the time switch a seamless one is to prepare yourself ahead of time.

To help you do just that, bedding company Tempur Sealy has teamed up with the sleep science program at the University of North Carolina to bring you this handy guide to surviving the start of Daylight Saving Time. Check out the tips in the graphic below.

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