8 very simple changes to teach your body to wake up earlier

Because of their sleep habits, people tend to be classified owls or skylarks. The owls are the typical night owls who do not feel sleepy until the early morning and tend to get up after 10 in the morning. Larks, on the other hand, represent those who fall asleep and wake up naturally early.

Although there are pros and cons of each person's schedules, the truth is that medical evidence suggests that owls usually have worse health than larks.

A recent study by researchers from the United Kingdom and Australia indicated a series of recommendations for people who want get used to their bodies to wake up earlier.

These scientifically proven tips they will help you to rest better and, at the same time, reduce your levels of drowsiness, depression and stress during the day.

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The researchers observed that, with these simple practices, the owls who participated in the study were able to advance their biological clocks two hours in a span of three weeks. Thus, they used their bodies to sleep and wake up earlier naturally.

"Setting these simple routines could help the owls adjust their body clocks and improve their general physical and mental health"said Debra Skene, specialist in neuroendocrinology at the University of Surrey.

The mismatch between our natural biological clock (sleeping at night, being active during the day) and our customs can lead to the interruption of crucial organic processes, which can trigger diseases such as cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular conditions.

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8 very simple changes to teach your body to wake up earlier

1. Wake up two to three hours earlier than usual and expose yourself to a lot of morning light.

2. Have breakfast as soon as possible.

3. Exercise only in the mornings.

4. Have lunch at the same time every day and not have dinner after 7:00 p.m.

5. Avoid caffeine after 3:00 p.m.

6. Do not nap after 4:00.

7. Go to bed two to three hours earlier than usual and limit the entrance of light at night.

8. Maintain the same hours to go to bed and get up every day.

Are you willing to make these changes in your routine?

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