The Stellar Sleep app is designed so that you only need to spend 5 - 10 minutes a day. Each day, you will be asked to record your sleep so that we can personalized our content to your sleep patterns, and also calibrate your sleep window.
Stellar Sleep works with Apple Health (for iPhone users) and Google Fit (for Android users). You can automatically sync the sleep data from your wearables to Stellar Sleep by first connecting your devices to Apple Health/ Google Fit, and then connect Stellar Sleep with Apple Health/ Google Fit. You can do that on the Settings page of the app (the gear icon on the top right corner of the Profile tab).
You'll also be asked to complete a series of bite-sized modules in the Today tab of the app.
To calibrate the program based on your sleep, it's crucial to record your sleep daily.
Don't worry about remembering the exact numbers; just provide your best estimates.
Follow these tips when answering the "How did you sleep last night?" questionnaires:
Question 1. What time did you go to bed?
Consider the time when you actually lay down in bed with the intention of sleeping. This might be before you actually fall asleep.
Example: If you went to bed at 10:30 PM, and fall asleep at 11:00 PM, you would enter "10:30 PM" as your response.
Question 2. What time did you get out of bed?
Think about the time you got up from bed in the morning. This might be after you woke up.
Example: If you woke up at 6:15 AM but continue laying in bed until 6:45 AM, your response would be "6:45 AM."
Question 3. How long did it take you to fall asleep?
Estimate the amount of time it took you to fall asleep after getting into bed.
Example: If it took you 25 minutes, you would enter "25 minutes."
Question 4. How many times did you wake up during the night? (none, once, 2x, 3x, or more than 3x)
Estimate the number of times you woke up during the night. Do not include your final awakening.
Example: If you woke up three times, your answer would be "3x."
Question 5. In total, how long did those awakenings last? Do not include the time it took for you to fall asleep.
Consider all the times you woke up and were conscious during the night, but do not include the time it took you to initially fall asleep.
Example: If you had two awakenings during the night that lasted 10 minutes each, and you woke up at 4:30 AM but stayed in bed awake until 5:00 AM, your total awakenings duration would be "50 minutes" (10 minutes from the first awakening + 10 minutes from the second awakening + 30 minutes from the awakening before getting out of bed).
Question 6. How would you rate the quality of your sleep? (very poor, poor, adequate, good, or very good)
Evaluate the overall quality of your sleep based on how rested and refreshed you felt upon waking up.
Example: If you felt moderately well-rested, you might choose "Adequate".
If you have any questions during the program, you can reach out to our customer support by
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