An international correspondent for Business Insider writes about tricks for beating jet lag.

To shift my internal clock, I started by adding a clock to my phone for the place I would be going to (in this case, Dubai), which I find helps me psychologically prepare.

Then, in the days prior to the flight, I slowly adjusted my sleep schedule to match that of the time zone I was going to, forcing my body to go to sleep earlier or later, depending on the destination time zone, a strategy backed by researchers on the subject.