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Advantages of Being a Morning Person

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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I've always been a morning person. I love being the first one awake and getting an early start to my day. But my husband....not so much.

When we first started dating, I would be awake at 7 a.m. ready to get breakfast, ready to clean, and ready to go out and about. Him on the other hand, he had an alarm clock set for 11 a.m. It wasn't until we had our son that he finally jumped on the bandwagon and began his days early.

My body doesn't allow me to lay in bed past 8 a.m. If I do, it's most likely because I am not feeling well. I guess you can call it my personal alarm clock. I would lay in bed tossing and turning, seeing the sun get brighter and brighter, and would feel it's time to get up.

But I love being that morning person believe it or not. Yeah, I have days where I wish I could sleep in or I've wanted to lay in bed a bit longer due to lack of sleep the night prior. Even when I am not up and running before my usual time, I find myself upset that I didn't start early.

Why become a morning person? 


Early Bird Gets The Worm
You've heard this old saying. Well, it's true. When you start early you're more accessible to things that aren't available later throughout the day. Ever seen those holiday sales that seem to run out quickly before the afternoon even gets in.

Quiet Time
I love waking up before my husband and son because it's the only time of the day that I get to focus on just me. The sun is out. The house is quiet. I can drink my green tea in peace, and I have time to just simply focus on me.

You Have a Full Day
Starting your day early means having the rest of the day to do whatever it is you want. For me, I appreciate getting my errands completed by 11 a.m. because now I have the rest of the day to relax or just enjoy my free time. Most people are beginning to get their day started around late morning, and probably won't be finished until late afternoon.

You're On Top Of It
When you start your day early, you're most likely to be on top of anything thrown your way. There is no adjustment period or time required to "wake up" because you've been awake all this time already. Take it from me. Starting your day early can really be a load off.

20 comments on "Advantages of Being a Morning Person"
  1. I'm going to try much harder to be a morning person! Thanks.

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    1. You're welcome! I hope the tips work for you.

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  2. This is great! I used to be a early morning person pre-kids lol! Trying to get back into that soon!

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    1. Haha I know how that can be. Thanks for reading

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  3. You and I are kindred Spirits - I love the morning too. There is a certain palpable energy that attracts me to living in the early a.m. hours when no one is awake. The silence is music to my ears, and that 1st cup of coffee, divine! <3 Blessings, xo Evelyn, PathofPresence

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    1. Yes! I absolutely love it. It really gives me that positive energy needed to continue with the rest of my day.

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  4. I am a morning person as well. I love getting ready early for work and be wide awake . Although sometimes I choose to be lazy hahhahaha. But yes early bird catches up the worm.

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    1. LOL I wish that I could just lay in bed longer sometimes, but my body won't let me.

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  5. I always find my day goes better when I embrace the morning.

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  6. Yes! I love getting up early (especially for some quiet time!!). I don't like feeling like half of the day is already gone and I haven't accomplished anything yet.

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  7. I'm not a morning person per say but when I am able to get up early and not be dead tired, I do get a lot more done and feel better

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    1. I hear ya. Definitely the reason I love it.

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  8. Nice post. Morning people get ahead and plan ahead. There are proofs that the days get better when wake up early to plan the day.

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    1. Absolutely! It certainly has its advantages.

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  9. I am a morning person as well . I agree with you on these points . Very well written ! Thanks for sharing

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  10. I am a lot like you in this regard as I tend to wake up before the birds start chirping. Right now, it's averaging about 4 am, but my goal is to get back to a consistent 3 am start time. In the past, this allowed me to get up, get breakfast, read the Word, workout, write, and get my day started.

    Glad to know that I'm not the only one who sees the morning in this way.

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    1. You are definitely not alone. It's easy to get distracted as the day progresses, and you didn't allow time to center yourself. Thanks for reading.

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