Are you more of a morning or night person?
Most of us usually have a strong hunch of our answer to this question.
Early research between 1969 and 1972 discussed findings of introverts having earlier peak times than extroverts. When I recently discovered a new company, Casper Mattress, who are all about providing the best night sleep and they strive to be morning people, I got curious about my own morning person habits as well as what works in general.
On face value, it seemed likely to me. My husband who’s more of an extrovert would always have more energy than me after work in our early careers.
For most of this early research, there is usually some age variable, which skewed results more in favor of age instead of personality factors. Often there is a statement about older people needing less sleep than younger people, so rise and shine.
Tell that to either, my 90-year old dad, and my 88-year old mom, and they might disagree. They both love sleeping in and napping during the day.
Being more of a morning person hasn’t changed for me becoming older although you can also find research to the contrary. Funny thing about some research: often we can keep looking for research to find evidence supporting our position.
If you want to be more of a morning person for any reason – be happier, be more productive, have a routine you love to start your day, enjoy the sunrise, or something else, here are