Do you hate getting up in the morning?
Does the sound of your alarm clock set you in panic, dry sweats, and almost bring you to tears each morning?
Do you hate people that are happy and chipper early in the morning?
Do you need to have at least two cups of coffee before you can even acknowledge the day each morning?
Do you wish there was a way to make getting up easier?
Do you wish you had more time to get things done during the day?
If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, this ‘ible is for you.
Please note, I’m not a doctor, I never played one on TV, I didn’t even stay in a Holiday Inn last night, so please use this only as a guide and seek professional help for any problems or issues you may have.
With that said, I have been in the US Army for over 20 years and been deployed all over. During my time, 0300 (3am) wakeups were the norm. I remember cheering once when we were told that we could “sleep in” to 0400!
Over time, I’ve learned plenty of tricks for dealing with early mornings. Some from trial and error, some from actual research I’ve done in the past.
So here goes…