How can I avoid or minimize jet lag?
I am flying to London from Sydney. While still in Sydney, is it better to have a nap and delay my sleeping until London time says its okay, or to stick with Sydney time until I get on the plane?
The specific situation is as follow. Half an hour ago, it was 12:00 in London, but 21:00 in Sydney. We will be catching a plane at 06:00 Sydney time (need to be awake at 03:00 to get there) and arriving in London at 20:15. My older brother decided to go to bed at 10:00 and to sleep to 3:00. As he normally sleeps about 11:30, this moves him an hour and a half the wrong way. I decided that I'll have a nap between about 22:00 to 00:00 and then try to get some sleep on the plane (which will be about 21:00 London time). Which of these strategies do you think would be better with dealing with jet lag?