WASHINGTON – Early to bed, early to rise could make you even more successful, according to a report.
Those who wake before dawn are in the company of CEOs, government leaders and other influential people. Margaret Thatcher was up by 5 a.m. every morning, Frank Lloyd Wright rose at 4 a.m. and Disney CEO Bob Iger swears by his early wake up call, according to Yahoo!.
Successful people do these five things before 8 a.m., according to Yahoo!.
“Even if you aren’t bright eyed and bushy tailed at the thought of a 5 a.m. jog, try waking up 15 minutes early for a quick bedside set of pushups or stretching. It’ll help wake up your body, and prep you for your day,” the article says.
“The early hours foster easier reflection that helps when prioritizing your activities. They also allow for uninterrupted problem solving when trying to fit everything into your timetable,” the article says.
“Not only is breakfast good for your physical health, it is also a good time to connect socially. Even five minutes of talking with your kids or spouse while eating a quick bowl of oatmeal can boost your spirits before heading out the door,” the article says.
“Even just a minute of visualization and positive thinking can help improve your mood and outlook on your work load for the day,” the article says.