Look, before we dive into the tips, let’s start by saying this — you don’t have to wake up early. You’re not destined for failure if you wake up early. We’re not going to look down on you if you don’t wake up early.
That being said, the benefits of waking up early can’t be overstated as long as you do it for the right reasons. A consistent increase in daily productivity when you wake up early and begin your day with focused, clear intentions, you are more likely to actually achieve those goals throughout the day. Think about those days when you let yourself sleep in and wake up late, in a fog, and feel as though you’re trying to catch up, or floundering, throughout the entire day. It’s enough to derail pretty much anything you planned to do. If you begin your day with a set, purposeful plan, chances are you’ll end it that way, too.