You might do it a couple of times a morning. Maybe five or six times. Or you might not do it at all (in which case, we’re impressed).
Thankfully, if you’re a chronic snoozer, we’ve got good news for you.
It turns out hitting the snooze button once or twice in the morning isn’t actually as bad as we initially thought.
Although snoozing has a bad reputation as it can interfere with your body’s natural wake mechanisms, according to a report in INSIDER, snoozing does have some surprising benefits.
Side note – Can too much sleep cause nightmares?
According to psychologist Perpetua Neo, snoozing can actually help consolidate our thoughts and memories.
“The thing about night owls is our REM sleep is very important, and REM sleep happens in the last two hours,” she explained.