Some people don’t find it easy to wake up early. In fact, it’s difficult for much of the population to wake up and smell the roses. However, morning time can be the most productive time of the day. Think about it, you’re getting the majority of your work done before the stresses of the day have a chance to set in.
If you’re not a morning person but would like the benefits of being an early riser, there are tons of tips to teach you how to naturally wake up earlier. For example, you can start your day by opening the shades and you might be surprised how quickly you perk up. This is because bright light in the AM helps get your internal clock ticking.
Another great tip is to listen to some lively music. The cheerful sounds in the morning can boost your mood and help get your body moving. If you’re more of a calm type you can try meditation — a few moments of relaxation int he morning can help get you ready to take on the day.
If you’re feeling a little bit sleepy at work you can try to shock your body into waking up by splashing your face with cold water or drinking a glass of ice water. Going for a walk to take advantage of some fresh air and sunshine can be very helpful as well.
There are so many more ways you can get moving, either in the AM or when you need a little boost during the day.
Take a look at the infographic below and try things that fit in well with your schedule.