To be able to wake up early in the morning on a workday is one of hard things to do, especially to those who are not a morning person. Let alone on Monday, it is really a serious struggle. But no worries, you may train this habit routinely. Here is the list by Talenta that may help you to jump out of your bed as early as possible.
It’s frustrating, isn’t it? You want to become an early riser. You know that waking up early is one of the best ways to be more productive. You know that many of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs are early risers.
Yet no matter how hard you try, you can’t seem to stop hitting snooze. You don’t have to let productivity slip through your hands forever.
Here’s how to finally wake up early.
1. Avoid long sleep during the weekends
Instead of charging your energy to face the weekday, it throws your body off. It would be better to have a normal wake up hour as on the weekday.
2. Write down your post wake-up goal
Write down the time you make to wake up, and put it somewhere near your bed. Remind yourself of your goal in a daily basis.
3. Reward yourself for waking up on time
Whether it’s your favorite breakfast or just pampering yourself after work, give yourself a reward you can only get if you wake up on time as it will motivate you.
4. Keep yourself away from your gadget before bed
There is a proven research that said, the screen will stimulates your mind and gives you a bad night of sleep. It will make us even harder time of waking up.
5. Set up an alarm clock across your bed
The sounds of alarm will force you to jump up and get going.
6. Use a loud noise for your alarm
The shocking noise of the sound definitely will ruin your sleep.
If you need to tape it or simply act as though it doesn’t exist, do whatever it takes to make snoozing nonexistent. Then you’ll know there’s only one time option for waking up.
8. Try using an app
There are some apps that specifically to help you wake up, such as Sleep Cycle and Waky.
9. Don’t drink caffeine during the day
Having a good sleep is greatly associated by the caffeine you consume beforehand. Train yourself to stay away from coffee, alcohol, or any energy drinks at least six hours before you sleep.
10. Associate morning with best feeling
If you ever have a sleepy morning, you have to create a new sensation within yourself, so that you will always excited to greet them. You may also make a plan to do something you love during that time. Such as workout.
11. Stay excited
Before bedtime, think of one thing you are going to do that really excites you. You’ll be ready to hop out of bed and avoid late wake-up.
12. Eat low carbs foods
A research has proven that eating these kind of food will gives you a better sleep, which leads to easier mornings.
13. Always consider your health above everything
If you feel a dreaded mornings due to the long hours of work you had, just take a brief stop right away. It may be dangerous if you continue your work under these conditions. Think about your health above everything.
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14. Convince yourself
As you’re drifting off to sleep, keep telling yourself, “I need to wake up early tomorrow” several times.
15. Consider to have a morning buddy
Find another friend who also have a trouble in waking up and plan morning routine each other. Or even just simply promise to exchange text when it’s time to sleep and wake up. This accountability from this activity will make you want to keep going.
Changing your self-belief from “I’m not a morning person” to “I’m the type of person who wakes up early” subtly changes your behavior because self-belief is a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Wake up early in the morning won’t be easy for your first couple of weeks. Your body needs time to adjust to this new routine.
But just think: you’re so close to crazy productivity–to getting projects done while the rest of the world sleeps–with no interruptions or distractions.
And once you get adjusted to your new schedule, you’ll be in the club. You’ll finally know what everyone is talking about.
Those are some tips from Talenta to help you wake up earlier every morning. As an online HR software & payroll application in Indonesia, Talenta supports Indonesian businesses to survive by using automated payroll technology and cloud-based HR management.
With continuous improvement, Talenta is continuously being developed to meet every need from remote and WFH situations. The payroll process is made easier even during WFH. Talenta meets corporate needs during WFH with the latest integrated and real-time virtual presence features.
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