Being a ‘morning person’ has its advantages. You wake up easily in the morning with a natural state of alertness. You can have a leisurely breakfast, shower, get dressed and spend an hour on anything you want to do – all before most people have even woken up! At night, you fall asleep quickly and easily.
While there is evidence that points to several genes contributing to whether we’re naturally a ‘morning person’ (or not), it is also possible to train yourself to wake up early. If you’re ready to transition from being a ‘night owl’ to an ‘early riser’, here are some tips to get you started.