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The early hours of the morning are like 'free hours', as while others are asleep, you get to experience a quiet time, be more productive, and prepare for the day ahead.
When you get up early in the morning, instead of feeding your brain a toxic post from social media or the news, try to do a low-power activity which soothes and calms you.
Standing in the ...
Don't underestimate the importance of light in waking up. We're hard-wired to wake up when it's light and get sleepy when it's dark
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It is easy to wake up in the morning if there is a task you have to complete.
Exercising, doing some work, or even cleaning is a good way to wake up and feeling productive.
Getting your required number of hours of sleep is crucial to waking up feeling refreshed and energetic.
Be aware of how food and drink affect your sleep: alcohol does not improve sleep quality, even though it might feel that way-and it particularly impairs REM sleep.
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There are many cues you can use to trigger your mind, signaling that it is now bedtime.
This may include dimming the lights or turning down loud phone notifications or the TV volume.
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When trying to change your sleep habits, don't give up too soon. Keep it up for a week. The days will get easier, and you'll learn to love sleep again.
To get to bed earlier, slow down in the evenings. Read a book rather than engaging with your smartphone or laptop. Listening to music is good too.
Schedule something fun or desirable to look forward to in the morning before work.
It could include coffee, the news, gym or uninterrupted smartphone access.
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About 1 in 2 people have relatively “normal” sleeping habits; they function most optimally when they don’t stay up too late or wake up too early and stick to a consistent sleep schedule.