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How a global industry sold us a lie about sleep

Can't sleep during lockdown? You're not alone. But a $76bn industry trying to help us get more shut-eye could actually be making things worse

There is an old trick of which I used to be a master: half waking up, then snoozing my alarm and pushing myself back down into sleep for another five, 10, 50 minutes. Suddenly, though, it has become a lot harder. I now need to sink back into the Land of Nod fast enough to avoid remembering the existence…

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