Despite what you may have heard, early birds aren’t necessarily more productive than night owls. It’s all about how you allot your most productive hours. Since few people have the luxury of sleeping in late, it’s important to prioritize the morning hours. This week, we have some tips to turn any night owl into a morning person.
How do you create the best morning routine? You start by learning from the best. Would your mornings be better off if you wrote your to-do list the night before, like former American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault? Or do you need time to exercise a little before starting your day? Take a look at the morning routines of some of the most successful people in the world, and think about which ones would work for you.
The Best Alarm Clocks
Being startled awake by the blaring screech of an alarm clock gives some people the jolt of adrenaline they need to hop right out of bed. Other people may respond better to a wake-up light that simulates the rising sun. If the alarm app on your smartphone just doesn’t cut it, check out these great alarm clock suggestions from The Strategist.
The secret to a successful morning routine starts hours before your alarm goes off — preferably at least eight hours before. A good night of sleep can mean the difference between starting your day off on the right foot and rushing out the door at the last minute. If you struggle to fall asleep at night, these clever tricks might be just what you need.
Just For Fun: Up At Dawn
The best part about starting a good morning routine? Sometimes you’re able to watch the sun rise. Check out some of these amazing early morning views from around the world.
To waking up on the right side of the bed each morning,