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bio website dandascalescu.com
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seen Dec 22 '13 at 12:07

Full-stack developer, former Yahoo!, CTO at Blueseed, the visa-free cruise ship for startup entrepreneurs. More about me on on Wikipedia or on my website.

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revised Early birds vs. night owls: what does research have to say?
Sciencemag requires just a login (free), so update that to let users know they don't need to buy a subscription
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comment Why do I feel tired easily even when I have had enough sleep?
Can you elaborate on the carbohydrate-heavy diet?
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comment How do I clear my mind before going to sleep?
Agree with Gary - melatonin's effect can be easily powered through if you don't go to sleep without 1-2 hours after you take it. As for dependency, I haven't developed any, and the thing is available OTC - highly safe.
Dec
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comment Resetting ones' whole biological clock?
This experiment was apparently never replicated so the method probably doesn't work.
Dec
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comment Resetting ones' whole biological clock?
The all-nighter doesn't work for me. If I go to sleep THAT early (7pm??), then I wake up at 2am and can't fall asleep again. Melatonin in doses up to 0.5mg works better.
Dec
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comment Resetting ones' whole biological clock?
Gentle Alarm is the equivalent for Android.
Dec
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comment Resetting ones' whole biological clock?
Reading boring materials works well too. I bet there's something of that nature that you need to learn for school.
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suggested suggested edit on Early birds vs. night owls: what does research have to say?
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comment How do I get myself out of bed in the morning?
Thinking you'll be late might stress you out so you wake up prematurely - be careful with that.
Dec
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comment How do I get myself out of bed in the morning?
This food-clock trick has worked for me to reset my sleep cycle when traveling from the US to Europe or Australia. But on the other hand, I had other motivations in the morning as well ;)
Dec
21
comment How do I get myself out of bed in the morning?
Hmm... here's how to fool this email technique.
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comment How do I get myself out of bed in the morning?
This is brilliant :)
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