After running ‘A Wizards Words’ for 2 yars I have decided to retire it. I enjoy blogging, however I went into this blog viewing it as a personal blog and a seperate part of my overall website. However it never took off or shaped up how I expected so it’s time to move it into the archives and start on a new blogging project.
Keep a eye on The Wizard’s Sanctum Sanctorum for more updates.
SleepTiming: Sleep Calculator
Discovered this site the other day. It tells you, based on when your going to bed the ideal time to wake up based on how long it takes you to fall asleep (for me its 7 minutes) and your sleep cycle (for me and most average people its 90 minutes).
How does it work? I’ll let their ‘explain’ page answer that:
Sleep is divided into several phases, including REM and deep sleep. We progress through these stages in cycles, each complete cycle taking on average 90 minutes. There is huge difference about how we feel after waking up depending on the stage we are in at the moment. We feel most refreshed waking up at the top of the cycle, whereas if the alarm clock wakes us up from deep sleep, we may feel groggy and not well rested, no matter how long we slept.
Since I started using this site to determine when to set my alarm I find I am waking up more refreshed and energetic on less sleep.