Waking up at 4AM is very uncomfortable for many people. It takes a lot of discipline to jump out of your bed and start your plan throughout the day. At first, it is very uncomfortable to wake up at 4AM. But, once you get used to it, eventually you’ll love it. You won’t even need an alarm clock to wake up.
But, why should you wake up at 4AM? Who does that? Most people who wake up early in the morning are good examples of action takers and driven people who are always excited to do the work and make progress. The most successful people in the world have a good habit of waking up early in the morning because they believe that they are ahead of everybody else and they can get things done earlier.
So., here’s how waking up at 4AM will surely change your life…
5 Benefits Of Waking Up At 4AM When It Comes To PRODUCTIVITY
You Can Get Things Done Earlier
Waking up at 4AM everyday will give you a head start for the day. You will have enough time to meditate, exercise, go to shower, brush your teeth, make breakfast, and get to work or study. Let’s say you are starting a business and you work or go to school from 9AM to 5PM. If you wake up at 4AM and do your morning routines and eat your breakfast for about an hour then you can start doing your side hustle at 5AM until 8AM. Meaning, you’ll have 3 hours a day of doing your side hustle, which is 21 hours a week, 84 hours a month. Not bad, little things does matter. If you stay consistent for many months, then you will surely take your side hustle to the next level.
You’ll Have Extra Time For Yourself
Majority of your time in a day is spent on work, studies, and people involved in your life on a day to day basis. So, most of the time, you are busy. Everyone needs time for themselves. An extra time for yourself is actually a form of loving yourself. Waking up at 4AM everyday will give you enough time to connect with yourself and make progress towards your goals. This is the only time that you are available for yourself. Waking up at this time of the day will give you the time to do your morning routines. It will boost your productivity throughout the day because you woke up like you own the time. You’ll develop more confidence so it will improve your overall performance at work. In short, you will build momentum for the day. If you stay consistent over time, then it will surely change your entire life.
Nobody Else Is Awake
At 4AM, it is very rare to see somebody awake. Almost everyone is asleep, so 4AM is the time of the day to dominate without any distractions. It gives you the feeling like you are the only person in the world and you own it because everybody is tucked up in bed. It is actually the best time to focus on making progress because it is the time when everything is so quiet and peaceful, and your mind is fresh and energized. Consider the early mornings as opportunities that you can take to become as productive as you can possibly can.
You Are Ahead Of Everyone
You are 10 STEPS ahead of everyone if you wake up at 4AM every single day. As written above, if you start working at 5AM, then you’ll have 3 hours of doing the work if you stop at 8AM. Which means that you’ll invest 21 hours in week, 84 hours a month. This is considered a lot of hours of putting in work and making progress towards your goals. If you wake up the same like most people wake up, let’s say around 7AM, and you spend about 1 hour of doing morning routines, then at 8AM you go to school or work. You just put in ZERO hours on your side hustle. So, it is a major advantage for you to wake up early at 4AM everyday to make time for other important things.
Good Sleep Schedule
Waking up at 4AM everyday will help you sleep earlier because you’ll use up all the energy used from 4AM until the time you sleep, let’s say 9PM. Set up a fixed sleep schedule that ranges about 7 to 9 hours. Some people are okay with 7 hours of sleep. Sleeping at 9PM and waking up at 4AM is better than sleeping at 11PM and waking up at 6AM. Maintain this schedule for many months. Over time, your body will get used to this type of schedule and eventually you will not need an alarm clock to put you to bed or get you out of bed. 4AMs will help you sleep better.
Author: Shy A.