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Last year Miranda Lim found that taking care of three young children homebound by the pandemic meant she often had to work late into the evening to stay on top of her job. Concerned that the extended hours were taking a toll on her sleep, Lim started tracking her sleep time with an app on her iPhone. She wasn’t quite prepared for the results. “I saw my bedtime was bouncing anywhere between 9 p.m. and 3 a.m.,” she says. “I was just horrified.” As a result, she immediately set up a daily alarm—not for waking up, but for heading off to bed at a reasonable hour.