You may not be a morning person, but with the likelihood of 9am lectures approaching, you will soon have to be. Becoming a morning person isn’t as difficult as you think. Here are a few tips that can help you.
Set Yourself A Time For Bed
Setting yourself a time to go to sleep will provide you with some body-clock consistency. If one night you sleep at 10pm but another at 2am, this can be unhealthy and will most likely have an impact on how you focus. Pick a time and stick to it. Leave the later nights for the weekend where you can lounge in bed until the late morning. You may find it difficult in your first few weeks but you will soon have a routine and get used to it.
Read A Book or Listen To Relaxing Music
Reading can relax you and allow you to switch off from everything. You will soon find yourself feeling relaxed after a busy day and ready for sleep. Keep distractions away from you such as your phone or laptop. This is your time to wind down for the day. If reading a book isn’t your thing then why not try listening to someone read it instead. There are many great audio books available to meet everyone’s taste of genre. You could also put some relaxing music on. Something that’s going to relax the mind and preferably without vocals.
Using your phone for long periods of time before you go to sleep can cause sleep problems. Switch your phone off or put it on silent. The last thing you want is noise from notifications disturbing you during the night. Don’t let a screen be the last thing you look at before trying to fall asleep. Most of us spend our entire days looking at screens and this can be confusing for our brains.
Reduce Your Caffeine Intake
Having a cup of coffee or tea later in the day can keep you alert and awake, this could potentially have an effect on your sleep. If you fancy a tea later in the day then consider having decaffeinated tea.
These changes shouldn’t be drastic, but it’s important to understand that it will be a bit of a change to what you are familiar with. Although it may take time to adjust, it will be worth it and potentially boost your performance with your studies.
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