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social jet lag

Do you also find Monday the hardest day of the week to get out of bed? You may be suffering from social jet lag.

A survey found that 39 percent have a harder time falling asleep on Sunday evenings. It is often thought that it is due to the prospect of a new working week, but social jet lag also plays a major role.

At the weekend we often have a different sleeping rhythm. We go to bed later and sometimes a night out and the next day we sleep in. Our biological clock gets confused by this. On Sunday evenings we are used to staying up longer and sleeping in.

Do you find it more difficult to fall asleep on Sundays?