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Daylight Savings

Work-Life Balance? We Don't Have Time for That

Dawna I. Ballard | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawna I. Ballard

Owed to the end of Daylight Savings Time, many in the U.S. woke up this morning with a magical extra hour added to their day. I always hasten to point out how easy it is on that morning to notice, and pause for a moment to consider, two things.

'Lighting Season' Has Begun: What Better Time to Buy an LED Bulb and Save Over $125?

Noah Horowitz | Posted 11.03.2014 | Green
Noah Horowitz

As the annual ritual of setting our clocks back approaches this weekend, we officially "fall back" into "lighting season" where the days get shorter and our lights stay on more hours per day. But because roughly two out of every three bulbs in America's light sockets are still the inefficient ones, we're spending billions more than we need to light our homes.

Daylight Saving Time 2014 Ends November 2, So Get Ready To Sleep In

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green

There's no need to hit the snooze button on Nov. 2, because the end of daylight saving time will give you that extra hour of sleep you've been craving...

Utah Might Get Rid Of Daylight Saving Time

AP | By ANNIE KNOX | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah residents said Thursday that officials should reject daylight saving time and join Arizona and Hawaii as the only states ...

The Spring F-Word

Janelle Capra | Posted 06.01.2014 | Parents
Janelle Capra

Like many of you, my family has a rhythm, and spring forward rocks us to our core! I mean, I am just now returning to my old sleeping habits with a toddler who is finally sleeping through the night.

Reset Your Clock

Tamar Frankiel, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2014 | Religion
Tamar Frankiel, Ph.D.

Resetting the clock, or more precisely, the calendar, has an ancient biblical precedent.

7 Ways To Get To Sleep A Little Bit Earlier Tonight

Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living

We're dreading turning the clocks forward Sunday morning, to mark the start of Daylight Saving Time, and the accompanying sleep deprivation that comes...

The Difference of Just One More Hour of Sleep

Fiona Childs | Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Fiona Childs

The effect of Daylight Saving Time clearly indicates that sleep is not a luxury, but rather a necessity impacting our physical health, brain function and safety.

10 Glorious Places Where Daylight Savings Time Does Not Exist To Confuse You

Posted 03.07.2014 | Travel

On the morning of March 9, most of us loyal Americans will "spring forward," faithfully turning our clocks ahead in celebration of daylight savings ti...

The 5-Step-Plan To Survive The Time Change With Kids

Cat Greenleaf | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Cat Greenleaf

Before we had our sons, the extra hour every fall meant more time to work, explore New York or watch one more episode of our latest binge. Now, the end of Daylight Saving Time represents waking up in the dark and adding 60 more minutes to the grouchiest part of our evening.

Golfers To Blame For Daylight Savings Time?

Agence France Presse | Marc-Antoine Baudoux | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business

Europeans will lose an hour of sleep this Sunday, something most Americans did three weeks ago. And in the fall they'll get it back a week before thei...

The Case For Moving Daylight Saving Time

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living

When we turned our clocks forward one hour earlier Sunday morning to mark the start of Daylight Saving Time, it was with more than a little anxiety. W...

Don't Forget To Set Your Clocks Forward!

AP | Posted 05.09.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON — Spring must be around the corner. It's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time. At 2 a.m. local time Sunday, dayli...

Down With Daylight Saving Time?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.07.2013 | Green

On March 10, Americans will set their clocks forward an hour in the biannual ritual known as Daylight Saving Time (DST). But the hour of reckoning cou...

Daylight Saving Time Ends: How The Time Change Affects Your Sleep And Mood

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living

Sunday, November 4, marked the end of Daylight Saving Time this year, and unlike the springtime transition in March, turning the clocks back an hour i...

Five Films To Support On Kickstarter

Farihah Zaman | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

Now that Kickstarter has become a permanent fixture of the independent film community, it can be difficult to sift through all of the projects on offer. To help you narrow it down, here are my picks for five films worth donating to this month.

Funniest Daylight Savings Tweets

Posted 03.12.2012 | Comedy

By pushing clocks forward an hour on Sunday for daylight savings time, we gained some sunlight at the end of the day but lost a valuable hour of sleep...

WATCH: Harvard Professor Explains Health Risks Of Daylight Saving Time

Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living

As part of National Sleep Awareness Week, the National Sleep Foundation's annual campaign to remind people about the importance and value of sleep, Th...

Could Daylight Saving Time Hurt Your Health?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living

It's hard enough to get the sleep you need each night, but on Sunday at 2 a.m., with the beginning of daylight saving time, we'll spring our clocks fo...

Spring Forward -- Are You Ready?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Be aware of your bedtime routine as the clock springs forward -- otherwise you might fall back asleep at the wrong time.

Don't Forget To Change Your Clocks!

AP | Posted 05.10.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — As if you weren't already sleep deprived, you'll get an hour less shuteye Saturday night no matter what time you turn out the ligh...

Daylight Saving Time: When To Set Your Clocks Ahead

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 03.10.2012 | Green

Welcome spring weather with the start of Daylight Saving Time. At 2 a.m. on, Sunday, March 11, 2012, most U.S. residents will set their clocks ah...

Laura Schocker

Daylight Saving: How Time Change Affects Our Health

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Schocker | Posted 01.06.2012 | Healthy Living

At 2 a.m. Sunday morning, we finally recaptured that lost hour of sleep from last March as we marked the end of daylight saving time. And for the 47 m...

PICTURE: Daylight Savings Time Reminder FAIL

Posted 01.06.2012 | Comedy

It's daylight savings time once again, so hopefully you remembered to turn your clocks back one hour last night. After all, there were plenty of remin...

Fall Back As Daylight Saving Time Ends

Posted 01.05.2012 | Green

November 6 is officially the greatest day of the year because as Daylight Saving Time ends, we actually gain an hour -- and who doesn't need more time...