WAKE UP TIPS & TRICKS

Come on – admit it, we all have those days where it’s straight-up just harder to get out of bed in the morning! I know I do. Whenever I find myself struggling to get going, I tend to go to extreme measures to pull myself out of my sleep state & into the world – shining my iPhone flashlight in my eyes, rolling myself right off the bed & onto the ground, making deals with myself about what I can have if I get up, the list goes on. But what other strategies do people use to wake up in the morning?

Here are a few tips & tricks to get you going in the morning…


“Put your alarm across the room so you have to get up to turn it off.”
@itsalexnotalice2

“Instead of thinking about everything, tell yourself to brush your teeth! Then you’re up!”
@homeschoolingfitmom

“5 second rule. Feet on the group in the first 5 seconds of waking.”
@stephanida.gostev

“Make plans with a friend. I meet friends at the gym. Won’t let them down.”
@laurav.runs

“Drink water the second you get up, it helps me wake up!”
@emilypollock3

“I always make myself an awesome cup of coffee, so I look forward to that every morning!”
@taushafike

“Turn my bedside lamp on immediately.”
@runthefifty_

“Count to three.”
@ladrury

“My alarm is Breezeblocks by Alt-J. It starts peaceful and quiet & then there’s the DA DA DA DA.”
@michael_thee_sasquatch

“Set my watch to vibrate so I can’t just hide it under the pillow to stop the noise alert.”
@regmcw

“Download ‘Alarmy Pro’ – it makes you solve math problems before turning your alarm off!”
@krfinuf33

“I literally throw my body out of bed. It’s a lot harder to sleep standing up!”
@trekettup

“Go to sleep earlier!”
@elizabethrose__

“Splash your face with water!”
@pjprice4reelz

“Play my favorite playlist so I start moving to it, and singing along, and BOOM, I’m awake!”
@bkusuma2

“I put my alarm clock in the bathroom so that 1.) it echos and 2.) I have to get up and wash my face.”
@cat.pipes


So many awesome ideas for getting yourself going in the morning!

Which one will you give a try next time you’re struggling to pull yourself out of bed?!

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