Are you tired of feeling groggy and unproductive in the morning? Becoming a morning person can have numerous benefits for your productivity, mood, and overall well-being. Here are some tips on how to train yourself to wake up early and become a morning person.
- Create a consistent sleep schedule: To regulate your body’s internal clock, try to go to bed and wake up at the same time every day, even on weekends.
- Gradually adjust your schedule: If you’re not used to waking up early, start by setting your alarm for 15 minutes earlier each day until you reach your desired wake-up time. This will help your body gradually adjust to the new schedule.
- Get natural light in the morning: Exposure to natural light in the morning helps regulate your circadian rhythm and makes it easier to wake up. So, try to spend some time outside or near a window in the morning.
- Avoid screens before bed: The blue light from electronic devices can interfere with your body’s production of melatonin, making it harder to fall asleep. To avoid this, try to avoid screens at least an hour before bedtime.
- Plan your next day: Preparing for the next day can help reduce stress and make it easier to wake up in the morning. So, take some time to plan your next day before going to bed.
- Exercise: Regular physical activity can improve the quality of sleep and make it easier to wake up in the morning. So, try to include some physical activity in your daily routine.
- Be consistent: Stick to the same routine every day, including going to bed and waking up at the same time, so your body can get used to the new schedule.
By following these tips and being consistent, you can train yourself to become a morning person and enjoy the benefits of waking up early. Remember, it takes time for your body to adjust to a new schedule, so be patient with yourself and stick to your plan.
About The Author
Dr. Krisca is a highly-educated and skilled physician who has obtained a BS Public Health degree from the University of the Philippines Manila and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the De La Salle Medical Health Sciences Institute. She is a licensed physician and also a Registered Medical Technologist. She has received additional training in Hemodialysis for Non-Nephro Physicians on duty and has completed online courses in related fields like depression in populations from John Hopkins University and positive psychiatry from The University of Sydney. Currently, she is pursuing a Master of International Health in the University of the Philippines.
Dr. Krisca is known for her outstanding skills and compassionate approach to healthcare that make a positive impact on people’s lives. Through her passion for healthcare, she hopes to make a difference in the world and help people lead healthier, happier lives.