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How Can I Wake Up Earlier? Tips for Becoming a Morning Person

By Anahad O’Connor

17 May 2022 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

Have you ever considered how your life might change if you were an early riser? This article from the NYT has some brilliant advice on just how to become one.

Q: I’m a night owl, but during the week I have to get up early for my morning commute to work. What can I do to become a morning person?

A: Good sleep is hard to come by. According to the federal government, more than one-third of adults routinely fail to get a healthy amount of sleep, defined as a minimum of seven hours a night. If your night owl tendencies are ruining your sleep, there are steps you can take to become more of a morning person.

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