You’re hitting snooze—repeatedly
Not sleeping deeply enough feels very similar in the morning as when you’re not logging enough overall hours of sleep, says Shelby Harris, PsyD, director of Behavioral Sleep Medicine at the Sleep-Wake Disorders Center at the Montefiore Health System. That means you’re tired and groggy, and wild horses couldn’t drag you out of bed. No one expects you to pop up immediately when your alarm goes off, but you should feel energized after a while if you’re getting enough deep sleep. “Give yourself an hour after you wake up, since it can take time to fully awaken. If you’re still sleepy then, you might have an issue,” she says. Here are doctors’ best secrets to a good night’s sleep.