So many people are suffering from the inability to wake up early each morning. This is normally an awful experience, especially when it makes you to lose an important appointment scheduled in the early hours of the day. We are all familiar with the popular saying "'early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise", but how effective is this saying in your sleeping attitude? This should be the big question.
Many people have trouble waking up early in the morning, especially, when trying to transit to a new schedule. The truth is that it can be downright painful to fall out of bed at an hour or two earlier than you are used to waking. But, rising early does provide many health benefits, which includes improving your physical and mental health to making you more productive and successful in life.
Initially, you may find it hard to adopt to the new schedule, but making changes gradually can help you wake and get up early without much difficulty. Let me show you some helpful tip that can assist you in getting up early in the morning.
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Tips for getting up early in the morning in order to meet up with a schedule
Plan ahead and start waking and getting up earlier at least a week in advance, before the actual day. This can be particularly helpful for children getting ready to resume school.
Begin by setting an alarm in the morning that is close to your usual wake time.
Day by day, try to move the wake up time earlier by 10-15 minutes, this will make you easier to adjust to the new timing comfortably.
If you still find it difficult despite setting an alarm, seek help from other members of the household who may already be awake.
Set a regular sleep schedule (even on weekends or day offs) to help you with consistent bed times and wake times.
Give yourself enough time for an adequate sleep to feel rested, energized and refreshed, about 7 to 8 hours of sleep every night.
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Once you are awake, roll out of bed immediately and get outside or do some morning exercise.
Waking up early in the morning has been linked to a lot of health benefits. Research suggests that early risers score better grades, are generally more proactive and more productive.
Studies have also shown that morning people are actually happier with life than night owls.