6 Tips For Getting Out Of Bed

Becoming a morning person involves preparation the night before.


1. Pick the time you need to get up and work backwards from there - Most people need 7 to 9 hours of sleep. Working backwards to set a bedtime prioritizes sleep.

alcohol and food right before bed

2. Avoid alcohol and food right before bed - Late night eating can cause heartburn and alcohol can disrupt sleep patterns.


3. Remove your smartphone, tablet, and laptop from your bedroom - Harvard study showed that blue light from these devices disrupted sleep cycles more than other types of light.

30 minutes before bed to relax

4. Use the 30 minutes before bed to relax - reading a book, journaling, or meditating are all ways to calm the body and mind.  

wake find sunlight as soon as possible

5. When you wake find sunlight as soon as possible - Bright light stops the production of melatonin, the hormone that regulates our sleep cycles.


6. Exercise for at least 20 minutes in the morning - Researchers at the University of Georgia found that even single bouts of exercise consistently improved feelings of energy.

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