Daylight savings time takes an hour of daylight off of the day. For many people, this means taking care of tasks when darkness falls. When it is dark outside, personal safety is always a top concern. The tips provided here make it much easier to stay safe, even when it is getting dark outside earlier than before.
- At 2 a.m. on November 6, 2016 your clocks will move back one hour, giving everyone an additional hour of sleep.
- The Journal of Applied Psychology, which is published by the American Psychological Association, reminds us that our minds know the time has changed; our bodies need a little time to readjust to our daily activities.
- When you begin work after the DST changes the first week, be aware that you may become a little cranky when your lunchtime is an hour later or become tired at work/school because the day appears to be dragging on longer. This is to be expected the first few days of the time change.
“It would be best to wake up at your normal time that Sunday morning instead of taking that extra hour of sleep.”