Do you think you are unable to pursue your passion because of a full-time job? Being a morning person can help you to solve this problem.
We come across many people who say they are not into the profession they like to be in. Moreover, they are not able to pursue their passion to be capable enough to leave the profession that they do not like at all. Because they work 8-10 hours in the office and then the energy to pursue the passion is drained at the end of the day.
Sometimes they try to wake up early morning to invest time to pursue their passion but they just end up getting up just before an hour of office time. Here, we need to understand that we have to sacrifice something to acquire something more important.
According to Harvard BusinessReview, biologist Christoph Randler discovered that people whose performance peaks in the morning are better positioned for career success because they are more proactive than people who are at their best in the evening.
The above discovery resonates with the habits of highly successful people in the world. They are morning people. They wake up when most of the people are enjoying the morning sleep. We all have heard of this saying- the early bird catches the worm.
Apple CEO Tim Cook wakes up 3:45 in the morning and starts his day with mailing. PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is always in the office by 7 in the morning. Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey wakes up before dawn for a six-mile run. And the example goes on.
The above are the people who wake up early and follow their schedule. It is their consistent effort that makes them so successful.
Let’s discuss how being a morning person benefits you to achieve whatever you want.
We need some extra and peaceful time to pursue our passion. Early morning is the time when few people are awake. Moreover, you have a fresh mind in the morning after having a good sleep. This fresh mind multiplies productivity in the morning. Wake up before three hours of your office time and follow your passion so that you are not worried about the rest of the day. Your three hours in the morning works as five hours.
Persistent and cooperative
A study unveiled that morning people are more determined, agreeable, conscientious, proactive, and cooperative. Furthermore, we all know that consistency is the most important factor that makes a person achieve his goal. So why not just get up early morning and be consistent with whatever we like to do.
If waking up early morning helps you so much to pursue your passion then you should know how you can be a morning person to become successful.
Define your purpose
We cannot wake up early morning unless we have a strong purpose to wake up. Define your purpose for the same. Do what you are passionate to do first thing in the morning.
For instance, if you are passionate about reading then get up early morning while opening your favourite book. It will excite you to wake up as early as you want.
For Muslims, early Morning Prayer is the crucial purpose to wake up early morning and start the day.
Afternoon power nap
We all desperately want to have the afternoon nap after lunch. It is the best tactic to gain power that is why it is called the power nap. The best part of the afternoon nap is that it helps you to wake up early morning as well as gives you good sleep in the night.
“Tiny naps are much more refreshing than people tend to realize,” said Jim Horne, director of the Sleep Research Centre at Loughborough University in England. He further added that a short nap in the afternoon will get rid of sleepiness without interfering with nighttime sleep.
1:30 hours sleep law
Science says that every human being completes an entire sleep cycle in 1:30 hours. Therefore, if you can wake up at the end of a multiple of 1:30 hours you will wake up fresh and rejuvenated. So if you want to wake up at 5 in the morning then set your alarm in such a way that you can complete the 1:30 hours circle.
A group of Harvard scientists once did a small demonstration. After the demonstration, they came to know that people who had taken 1:30 hours sleep (nap) performed well than who did not sleep at all. Moreover, they did better than those who had a full night sleep.
Avoid cell phone and laptop on the bed
We are living in a digital era where it is impossible to live without a cell phone or laptop. However, the more it helps to connect the world the more it increases distractions. Using a cell phone or laptop before sleep actually disturbs sleep because it has blue rays that affect the eyes. According to experts, the blue light tells our brain that it is not the time to sleep.
These are some advice that can help you to become a morning person and follow your passion for a better and successful life.