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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
It is best to watch the sunrise and wake up your mind using the positive effect of light.
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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.
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.
Also, you may enjoy dark chocolate sometimes, but it contains caffeine.
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.
Getting your required number of hours of sleep is crucial to waking up feeling refreshed and energetic.
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 kitchen, slowing waking up your mind, making your coffee and preparing mentally for the day is a gre...
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Long days can leave us tired and exhausted. But, our days would be less hard and exhausting if we weren't so tired through them.
Most night owls have to wake a similar time to other people. It means they are forced to sleep five or six hours instead of sleeping for seven or eight hours. ...
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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.
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