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Despite our best intentions many of us struggle to wake up early in the morning. The struggle is worth it though! There are many benefits associated with waking up early. This time before the world really gets moving provides you with the opportunity to read, learn, think, meditate, exercise as well as just get the gears turning in your brain for the day. If you're looking for ways to finally overcome the snooze alarm, this goal is for you.

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Decide why you want to wake up early and set the time you will wake up Not Set
What are you going to do with that extra time? Decide before you sleep. A plan will help you get up. research | 01/26/2017
"I am getting up at X o clock tomorrow." Say it loud. Say it proud. Commit to it the night before. action | 01/26/2017
Prepare yourself and work backwards Not Set
How many hours of sleep do you normally need? Subtract this # from your wake up time. research | 01/26/2017
This number is the time you need to go to sleep. It may be earlier than you like. No way around it. metric | 01/26/2017
If you're going to bed significantly earlier, think about how this affects your nightly activities. research | 01/26/2017
Make a policy NOT to start new activities or eat an hour before you plan to go to sleep. action | 01/26/2017
Make a no-screen policy 30 minutes before bed. You'll fall asleep faster and sleep better. action | 01/26/2017
Do what you need to do to actually wake up Not Set
Music - Set your phone or alarm clock to play music when you wake up. action | 01/26/2017
Location - Place your phone across the room so you have to get out of bed to turn off the alarm. action | 01/26/2017
Light - If it's dark when you wake explore light up alarm clocks: http://amzn.to/2k5qZfi. purchase | 01/26/2017
Silent Alarms - Have a partner who wakes up later? FItbits have vibrating alarms. purchase | 01/26/2017
Extra Credit - Sleep sensors like beddit can help you understand your sleeping patterns. purchase | 01/26/2017