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How to be a morning person, and have more time for yourself!

Step 7: Some additional tips for follow up.

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Here are a few other tips to keep in mind to help you be successful in your quest to become a morning person…

  • First, don’t drink caffeine or other stimulants after 1500 (3pm) You need to wean yourself off of them anyway, you don’t need them anymore!
  • Try not to eat heavy meals after 2000 (8pm)
  • Do NOT use ANY sleeping aid.
  • Try not to exercise 2 hours before you plan to go to sleep
  • Don’t try to fight going to sleep because you are watching TV or reading.  That is what TIVO is for.
  • If you feel sleepy during the middle of the day, and you can, take a few minute nap.  Again, you want to wake up on your own, not with an alarm.

After a while, this will all be second nature.  Enjoy your new found time!

 
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kokosalexa1 year ago
I LOVE you man.
Thank you, I'll follow your advice :) Now that I think about it, I used to do this some years ago during the summer (before we had wireless internet....) and I felt great all the time, even if I rode my bike all day, run, whatever..
Gman1063 years ago
This sounds good, Thanks for the post. This might help me prepare for when I start my training in the army, and you can never have too much time, thanks again mate
08motooley3 years ago
thank's for this i'll start trying it coz my sleep pattern is seriously messed up currently
dguerrero23 years ago
WOOOOOOOOOOOOOW!!! I'll go try it like right now!!! I've never considered myself to be a morning person, I'll update on my results!!
"Before you go to bed, drink two glasses of water. You will need to get up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom. Congratulations, your day just started!"

im going to try this tonight....got to get up at 8:00am (GMT), lets hope i dont feel really tired during the day when i actually really have to work.
Puzzledd4 years ago
This sounds really interesting, and logical. Very well thought out and explained, thanks!

Siren44 years ago
This explains so much! Thank you!
LHH1634 years ago
You said no later than 2000 for the latest big meal. How long before sleeping would you say? Not everyone will have the same sleep schedule and it might be more helpful to be relative (Like the exercise comment.).
ManyuX954 years ago
Thanks, my mother usually wakes me up with bad words xD. I HAVE to try this!
BTW Liked the funny images, that is how an instructable should be
memaurer4 years ago
I'm def going to try this..thank you for the post. The two glasses of water make so much sense now!
kevincougar4 years ago
 This was actually very helpful, thank you.
inchman (author)  kevincougar4 years ago
Thanks for the comment.  I'm glad it was helpful.  I have a few more ideas that I'll be posting as soon as I get a chance to finish them up.
liuran4 years ago
 Yes,  Thanks for share.