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10 Effortless Tricks to Waking up Earlier

10 Efortless Tricks for Waking Up Earlier 1. No Coffee After 2 PM 2. Limit Alcohol Intake Al├žohol makes you feel drowsy. Save your cup of coffee for the mornings. Caffeine can interfere with sleep for over six hours after you drink it, even if you aren't aware of it. So while it helps you fall asleep, drinking it immediately before going to bed will interfere with your sleep patterns--especially deep REM sleep. To limit your chances of sleep disruption, stop drinking caffeine after 2. 3. Set A Bedtime Alarm 4. Get A Nightime Routine Waking up early is hard enough, but worse when you didn't go to sleep on time. Around the same time every night start brushing your teeth, laying out your pajamas, reading a novel, or taking a bath, There's a name for that, it's called bedtime procrastination. Keeping a regular nighttime routine will help your brain recognize when it's time to shift into sleep mode. Set an alarm for an hour before bedtime to remind yourself it's time to start winding down. 5. Take A Bath 6. Turn Off All Electronics Take a bath to raise your body's temperature a few degrees. -- at least an hour before bedtime. The blue light emitting from your device interferes with melatonin production. The cooling down phase after the bath mimics your body's natural temperature drop in the evening, relaxing you. 7. Be Motivated 8. Adjust Gradually What's your reason for waking up Take your time adjusting your sleep / wake schedule. early? Make it something good to help get yourself out of bed. You can't shift from being a night owl to an early bird overnight. Try writing your goals the night before, so when the alarm goes off you remember why you're waking up early. By gradually setting back your wake up time 15 minutes at a time you'll shift into an earlier morning routine within a month. 9. Stay Consistent 10. Get Out of Bed Keep your routine consistent, even through the weekend. The hardest part.. It's best to just do it without thinking about it. Don't fight to get up early during the week then let all your hard work get lost over the weekend. Try putting your alarm clock across the room so you have to get up in order to turn it off. By keeping your weekend hours consistent, Monday morning won't look so daunting. Once you're out of bed you'll be more motivated to stay up. References,,20462696_8,00.html,,20462696_4,00.html,,20462696 2,00.html ly-even-if-youre-a-night-owl/Wixzz3qBDBeRsT er-2015-7 find more productivity stuff at

10 Effortless Tricks to Waking up Earlier

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