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Starting your day early


We’re all familiar with that saying, “The early bird gets the worm.” Did you know that this common saying originated from English parables written by Jon Ray?

Makes you think. Do you want to be the bird, or the worm?

People who desire success obtain it. They work hard for it, including having to wake up early.

Getting up in the morning and implementing an early-bird routine can be tough but you can derive a number of benefits from the practice.

Here are six reasons you should get started today by Eliteday.com
1. Time to plan your goals.

Many people don’t achieve their goals due to lack of focus. By planning your goals first thing in the morning, they’ll stay fresh in your mind.

2. Schedule your day

With a precise plan, you become a lot more efficient and productive with your time. Now that you know your goals, you can plan to achieve them during the day.

3. Time to work out

The number one excuse for not working out is the lack of time. After having a long day at work, going to the gym can easily become a small priority. Waking up before 6 a.m. allows you to hit the gym before starting your workday.
Working out gives you the energy needed to fuel the day.

4. Time to eat

You’ve heard all your life that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If you wake up early, you will never miss it.

A study by John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health showed that breakfast improves your overall health.

5. Successful people you know already do it!

In an article in New York magazine, Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter, told readers how he starts his day at 5:30 am. Dorsey uses the morning for activities like meditation and six-mile jogs.

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, is known for sending out company emails at 4:30 in the morning.

Richard Branson, the founder of the Virgin Group, is an advocate of waking up early
6. Stay two steps ahead of everyone.

Starting your day early builds confidence and creativity.

Completing your most essential work first also reduces levels of stress and anxiety.

The experts say that if you can discipline yourself to wake up 2.5 hours earlier every day, your productivity will increase dramatically.

That’s 17.5 more hours you have in a week, 70 more hours in a month and 840 plus extra hours in a year.

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