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How to Overcome Sleeping Late in the Morning

I guess it is safe to say that each one of us has tried not being able to wake up early or on time for work or for school. There are really days that we feel very tired and we feel like extending our sleep, which can result in missing school or work. Sleeping late in the morning may sometimes be good for our body, however, sleeping late in the morning can usually make us feel more tired, less efficient, and less productive during the day. And sometimes, sleeping late in the morning can be a sign of circadian rhythm sleep disorder. There are several ways that can be done to help us overcome sleeping late in the morning.

Setting an Alarm to Help in Overcoming Sleeping Late in the Morning

Tips on How to Overcome Sleeping Late in the Morning

  1. If possible, plan your day ahead of time, most likely the night before. Having plans that are time-bounded can help you feel motivated to wake up early in the morning, to get things started and finish all the things that need to be done as early as possible.
  2. As much as possible, you need to get at least 7 to 8 hours of sleep every day. Try to turn in at your usual time. And never expect to be able to wake up early in the morning if you sleep late at night. If you sleep early, then it will be less likely for you to sleep late or wake up late in the morning.
  3. Set your alarm and never hit or press the snooze button. Once you hit the snooze button, you will most likely sleep in the whole morning. Try to set your alarm not too early in the morning, just enough to get you at least 7 hours to 8 hours of sleep. If you train yourself to wake up every time your alarm sounds every day, you will soon no longer need an alarm clock to wake up early in the morning, for you will get used to waking up early in the morning.
  4. Even if it is already weekend, you should still wake up early in the morning. Once you sleep late in the morning during weekends, you will find a hard time waking up early again during weekdays.
  5. Most importantly, never consume or drink any caffeinated beverages, such as coffee, tea, or sodas, during nighttime. For consuming caffeinated beverages during nighttime will act as a stimulant and will give you a hard time falling asleep at night early. You can drink caffeinated beverages during mornings, but not later than 1 pm.