THE BENEFITS OF WAKING UP EARLY (and why so many are doing it)

We all know one or two people around us who are the early birds and can’t stop talking about it, how good and nice is it to rise early and how it boosts their productivity.
We have heard of those 5 am and 6 am clubs. Starting their day with an exercise or getting some productive hours of work done before the world wakes up. Getting up early gives you a kick start for the day ahead. Besides it’s allowing you more hours for doing your work, it also boosts your speed of getting things done. Studies have suggested that when a person gets up early, he or she is more energetic and takes lesser time to do a task that would take more time otherwise, taking better decisions or planning and achieving goals. So what are the possible benefits of waking up early and why so many people around us are doing it?
Most successful people report that they’re up at 5 am, or even earlier. Early risers tend to be more productive for a variety of reasons, including:
- Having more time to focus on important tasks while the rest of the world is asleep. This also translates to fewer interruptions. Our brains tend to be most alert in the morning. If you’re able to focus without interruptions early in the day, you’ll get more things done.

-Studies have also shown that we tend to make better decisions and think more clearly in the morning than in the afternoon and evening. Setting your goals first thing will help you achieve them.

-If you can manage to get out of bed early, you’ll find that you have more energy throughout the day. It seems counterintuitive, but there are countless testimonial


There is some magic of waking up early and feeling the empowerment of getting some things done before the world wakes and other people start facing their responsibilities. One very significant benefit of waking up early is reduced stress level, as when we rise early, it eliminates the need to rush in the morning. We can then start your day on an optimistic note and such positivity often stays within throughout the day. We tend to be more organised and relaxed because we actually have time to get things done. 


Waking up early not only sets the mood and productivity for the day but creates a good routine overall. Early risers often go to bed early, as waking up in the morning and getting things done, make us naturally more tired earlier as well. Getting up early is not something that should be followed irregularly but it needs to be established as a routine in your life. It also translates into better sleep quality as your body’s internal clock adapts to your new sleep routine, as we stuck with it. Waking up earlier gets easier and going to bed earlier, gets easier as well. 


A research conducted by Texas University has identified that students who were early risers scored better grades than those who were late to rise. Their GPAs were higher than the latter. One can link it to enhanced productivity and quality of sleep. Researches have also shown that the boost of motivation we have in the mornings, leads to better focus and reaching our goals, as we naturally can feel the emotion of accomplishment as a first thing in the morning, as it sets the mood for the rest of the day. 


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