“The first step to win yourself is wake up early.”
Early morning wake-ups can be difficult, as the thought of sleeping in is usually a much more appealing option. If you’re a night owl and you’ve tried waking up early, you know it’s one of the most difficult habits. It’s a pain if you’re a night owl and you’ve tried waking up early, you know it’s one of the most difficult habits. However, waking up early boasts positive health benefits, including better concentration, improved quality of sleep, long-lasting energy, productivity and more.
Tehsin Ratna, the CEO of TR Fitness blows the gaff and spells some simple tips to help you get in the habit of waking up early:
- MAKE A DEDICATION
- HIT THE BED EARLY
- GET ENOUGH SLEEP
- MAINTAIN CONSISTENT WAKE-UP TIME
- START YOUR DAY WITH JOY
- HAVE A STRONG REASON “WHY?”
- PLAN YOUR DAY IN ADVANCE/PLAN YOUR MORNING IN ADVANCE
- ONCE YOU’RE UP TRY NOT GOING BACK TO YOUR BED/BEDROOM FOR ATLEAST 20 MINUTES. YOUR BED AND BEDROOM MIGHT TEMPT YOU!
A good rule of thumb is, “Regulate the amount of sleep by adjusting the bedtime, not the wake-up time.” In that case, you’ll be better off sleeping in.
Waking up early takes commitment, but it’s possible to turn even the latest raiser into an early bird.