Becoming a Morning Person: An Experiment

Anyone who knows me knows that, by nature,  I am not a morning person.

me any time before noon                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             source:
Early mornings usually see me with the functioning capacity of a sloth on sleeping pills.

(Minus those two wretched early class days when I have to be up and ready to commute), I tend to sleep in and then feel horribly guilty for having wasted most of the morning.

Occasionally, ambitious 6 AM alarms are set, complete with threatening labels to motivate me to wake up....


…but with little success.

However, a week ago I was reading a Forbes article (you know, as any sophisticated, intellectual young person often does… jk it randomly popped up on my Facebook newsfeed) entitled 'How to Become A Morning Person.'

Inspired by the examples of several successful early risers such as Margaret Thatcher, Indra Nooyi and Anna Wintour, to name a few, I decided to challenge myself:

Seven days, seven early mornings.