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My previous article was about the Wolf Chronotype. This one includes information on all chronotypes.

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Sleep Chronotypes: How to Work with your Body's Natural Tendencies to Achieve Maximum Productivity

Sleep Chronotypes: How to Work with your Body's Natural Tendencies to Achieve Maximum Productivity

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 Your Chronotype And How To Use It To Your Advantage

Sleep Chronotype is a classification system using a person's topology. It gives you insights into your sleep-wake cycle and peak productivity times so you can plan your activities to complement with what works best for your body.

Your chronotype depends on several factors, including genetic...

The Bear Type

Most people fall under the bear chronotype.Their sleep-wake cycle goes along w/ the sun, waking and going to bed relatively early; waking and falling asleep w/ almost no problem.

Bear types typically get 5 full (90-min) sleep cycles in 1 night and likely to wake up around 7 a.m.

450...

Wolf Chronotype

Wolf chronotypes often have troubles waking up in the morning and feel more energetic when they wake up at noon, especially because their peak productivity starts at noon and ends about 4 hrs later.

Wolf types get another boost around 6 p.m. They do best with calm, slow mornings and do bigg...

Lion Chronotype

The true blue morning person

They can easily wake up at the crack of dawn; keen on a 6 a.m. wake-up time and are at their best up until noon. They also sleep for full sleep cycles and take about 20 minutes to fall asleep.

if a lion is getting up at 6 a.m., they wind down and fall asl...

Dolphin Chronotype

If you have trouble falling asleep and waking up; trouble following any sleep schedule, then you may be a dolphin.

They typically sleep for 4 sleep cycles and can take up to 40 minutes to doze off. Their optimal wake-up time is at around 6:30 a.m. and their bedtime at 11:50 p.m.

The...

The Takeaway9

The bottom line is, sleep schedule differ from 1 person to another so figuring out your chronotype and working around it is a good start. And of course, you have to keep your routine as consistent as possible.

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