Early mornings are difficult. They’re hard in the week and they’re harder on the weekends. But what’s making it hard? Is it actually difficult to get up early because it’s unnatural? Or could it be something else? It seems unlikely that humans evolved to snooze long past sunrise. We probably also didn’t evolve to sit in front of Netflix until midnight. Going to Bed with the Best Intentions Who else goes to bed on a Friday night thinking they’ll get up early and get stuff done on Saturday morning? Who else is still in bed at 9am? Yeah. It’s hard. I first noticed the wrongness in difficult early mornings when…
‘I can’t do Sober October, I’ve got a big party in the middle and then there’s halloween.’ ‘I’m thinking of trying Dry January but, y’know, it depends on how my exams go.’ ‘I don’t want a hangover on Christmas Eve so I might just not go to the office party on the 23rd.’ These are all things I’ve heard recently. And I get it. Because two years ago, that was me too.