Wake Up Earlier
Whether you want to hit the gym before work or quit hitting snooze so much you have to rush to get out the door in the morning, there's no denying that getting up before the sun rises has its health (and stress-relief) benefits.
If you're not a morning person, try these 17 morning hacks, including using an app, setting an alarm clock away from your bed, and giving yourself a reward for getting up, such as a tasty breakfast (or gourmet cup of coffee), or an hour of shopping later — but only if you wake up early.
Even getting up just one hour earlier each day can make a difference. Try going to bed earlier and waking up earlier. Once you make it a habit for a few days to a couple of weeks in a row, your body will get used to this new sleep cycle. Here's what happened when one of our editors got up an hour early every day.