6 Proven Methods for Waking up Early
People develop some unique habits over the course of time which they might find hard to change later on. One of such habit is not waking up early in the morning. If you are addicted to this habit for years or decades then it is not going to be an easy task to get rid of its grasp, but it is quite possible. You just need to understand some basic concepts to make your mind and body prepared for it. Once you understand them, you can work in the right direction to change this habit permanently.
1. Your schedule for having meals:
The quantity of your dinner has to be the least as compared to your other meals throughout the day. Additionally, the dinner is expected to be light and not too oily. Unlike dinner, your breakfast has to be comparatively largest in quantity. When you establish such a schedule, you feel much hungry during morning which helps you in waking up early.
2. Your schedule for having rest:
You should avoid sitting and laying in the bed during entire day. Bed should be used only for the purpose of sleeping. If you use it for any other purpose, then your mind will get accustomed to the comfort of bed. When you give it the similar comfort during night then it won’t receive it very well and thus will not allow you to sleep easily. In case you can’t sleep on time, you probably won’t be able to wake up on time too.
3. Your schedule for physical activity:
Moderate to extensive intensity physical activities should be avoided before going to sleep as it increases body’s metabolism which make it harder to sleep on time. An adult is expected to undergo at least 150 minutes of aerobic activities within a week. He should also perform muscle building exercises at least once in every three days. Such activities generate fatigue in the body which helps in getting proper sleep during the night. There’s an immediate benefit of waking up early and to do some exercise in the morning. Getting the oxygen and blood flowing and releasing endorphins positively affects the quality of the rest of your day.
4. Sleeping environment for waking up early:
The environment of room in which you sleep has to be properly air conditioned, dark and silent. You may use noise cancelling earplugs and sleep masks as per your requirements. The air inside the room is required to have proper humidity, freshness and desired temperature.
You sleep comfortably when surrounding environment is favorable and thus you get enough sleep within seven to nine hours. Otherwise you might feel urge to hit the snooze button.
5. Stress and intoxication:
Distress & tension are common psychological disorders and people are generally using cigarettes, alcohol or drugs to deal with them. Such habits can resist you from waking up early in the morning. Being intoxicated may lead to serious threat of developing insomnia. Psychological disorders are also the cause of insomnia in many people. Thus, it is recommended to do meditation or relaxation exercises and to develop healthy daily routine to reduce stress, anxiety and tension.
6. Imparting training to your mind:
The basic nature of human mind is to choose relaxation. It will force you to choose relaxations and pleasure throughout the day. If you always abide to fulfill whatever your mind wants, then the chances are that you will do the same during when trying to leave your bed in morning. So, the most important advice is not to be lazy throughout the day. Keep working and be mentally and physically active. When you start seeing dividends from the morning ritual, you’re going to embrace the habit of waking up early.
Rather than looking at these steps and saying, “I already know that”, try replacing your action with, “Am I living that?”
It is easy to change your habit if you are willing to work for it. It is often a long term process if you are expecting permanent results. Your will power is not enough to break your rigid habits. You need to consider overall factors responsible for stabilizing your current state. I hope that above measures will prove to be helpful for you.
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