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5 Things That Happened When I Stopped Bringing My Phone To Bed With Me

Prevention Logo By Jen Hubley Luckwaldt of Prevention | Slide 1 of 5: <p>The first five mornings were like waking up to discover that I’d lost my keys, wallet, and eyeglasses during the night. To say that I felt unsettled is putting it mildly. It was unbelievably hard to get up and perform my ablutions before checking my phone. I had two dreams in which I was checking my smartphone, and it froze. I woke up totally enraged. Score one for my husband and his lab rat analogy.</p><p><strong>Prevention Premium: </strong><a href="http://www.prevention.com/health/10-reasons-you-cant-get-a-good-nights-sleep">10 Reasons You Can't Get A Good Night's Sleep</a></p>

I freaked out—at first, at least

The first five mornings were like waking up to discover that I’d lost my keys, wallet, and eyeglasses during the night. To say that I felt unsettled is putting it mildly. It was unbelievably hard to get up and perform my ablutions before checking my phone. I had two dreams in which I was checking my smartphone, and it froze. I woke up totally enraged. Score one for my husband and his lab rat analogy.

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