There’s a reason why the phrase “The early bird gets worm” is so widely known. It’s because being able to wake up when we want to gives us immense benefits for our body and mind.
Benefits from Early Rising:
Increased Willpower – Our willpower works like a battery, it slowly dwindles throughout the day as we make more and more decisions. Snoozers waste it fighting the snooze button and losing. Early risers use it fully charged, giving them better decision making abilities.
Freedom from Morning Rush & Stress – Early risers have plenty of time in the morning to prepare and thrive. Stress coming from being late, rushing, being stuck in busy commute does not even cross their mind.
More Time for YOU – The morning hours are a peaceful time, before our obligations and everyone is still asleep. Its the perfect time to truly reflect on yourself with a clear mind, make plans and take action to bring yourself one step closer towards your goals.
Increased Productivity – With more time, energy and will power. You’ll be able to tackle demanding tasks easier compared to later in the day. This is why many writers do their best work in the morning. Studies have also shown students who wake up early get better grades.
Better Sleep Quality – Morning routines keep your wake up time and sleeping time consistent, allowing you to sleep easier and better . Snoozers on the other hand keep confusing their sleeping patterns, resulting in hard times falling asleep, and poor sleep quality.