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How can a night owl adapt to an early morning lifestyle?

  1. Robie Benve profile image98
    Robie Benveposted 6 years ago

    How can a night owl adapt to an early morning lifestyle?

    I'm not a morning person, at all.
    I'm a snooze-hitter, a wanna-continue-that-dream sleeper, a breakfast-no-talker, a dim-the-damn-light wake-upper. Also, I need 8 hrs of sleep to feel good.

    Any tip on how to adjust my naturally nightly biorhythm to an early day start?

  2. Anne Pettit profile image72
    Anne Pettitposted 6 years ago

    On the first day, it will be hard to wake up.  Don't take any naps, within 2-3 days of getting up early, you should fall asleep as soon as your head hits the pillow.  YOU CAN DO IT!!!!

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    jasper420posted 6 years ago

    Its hard but it can be done we are very adaptable creatures you just have to force yourself to get up and stay up within a few days it will get better. Eventualy it will become routine.

  4. shara63 profile image70
    shara63posted 6 years ago

    among all creatures we human beings are the most adaptable in nature...for we are blessed with a full developed Brain...Yes dear, this is all Brain business...it prepares our body towards changes, circumstances and happenings in our lives...once our brain decides for accepting any change we accept it and are bound to do accordingly ... So, no other but your own self can make you adaptable to the changed lifestyle ...& its not that hard..i'm sure you will succeed easily!

  5. Mmargie1966 profile image93
    Mmargie1966posted 6 years ago

    I don't know!  I'm a night owl too! It doesn't matter what time I go to bed, getting up in the morning is, and always has been, extremely difficult for me.  When I was younger, I resented the fact that society forced me to work during the "common schedule" instead of allowing me to work during my most productive hours;  4:00pm - 4:00am.  This is one of the reasons why I absolutely LOVE Hubpages!

    With that being said, I do believe that we can train ourselves to behave differently with practice, consistency, and determination. (but I don't want to...lol)  I would recommend you go to bed early (even if you can't sleep), do not take naps, buy a coffee pot with a timer so the coffee will be ready when you wake up, and shower in the morning. It will also help if you don't have any sugar or caffeine in the afternoon or evening.  A regular exercise routine should help you fall asleep earlier also.

    Best of luck with your transition from night owl to early bird!