10 Things You’ll Understand if You’re Not a Morning Person
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10 Things You’ll Understand if You’re Not a Morning Person

Mornings should be reserved for sleeping in.

10 Things You’ll Understand if You’re Not a Morning Person

I freely admit that I’m the complete opposite of a morning person. I’m notoriously hard to wake up, and it takes me a really long time to get going in the mornings. It genuinely baffles me that some people willingly get up at dawn and spring into action the moment they open their eyes. If it were up to me, I’d sleep in until noon every day. Alas, this is not the way the world works. Here are 10 things that other non-morning people can identify with.

1. Waking up is an unpleasant experience for everyone involved.

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I sincerely apologize to anyone who has ever tried to wake me up. (Sorry, Mom! You’re a hero!)

2. You have to set a million alarms.

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Otherwise, there is a real danger of falling back asleep after the first one.

3. You end up hitting the snooze button on most of them anyway.

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I can’t be held responsible for the actions of my sleep-addled brain. Really, it’s just acting on pure instinct.

4. And after finally dragging yourself out of bed, you need lots and lots of caffeine to feel even remotely human.

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Don’t talk to me until I’ve had at least one cup of coffee.

5. Chipper morning people make you irrationally irritated at times.

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I know it’s technically not their fault I hate everything in the mornings, but still.

6. Two words: morning classes.

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Even if I'm really interested in the subject, it’s difficult to concentrate in class when it's early in the morning.

7. You’re convinced that “morning productivity” is a myth.

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Like unicorns.

8. Morning workouts don’t happen.

I just don’t have the energy or motivation for that in the a.m., which is why I usually end up going to the gym at night.

9. Sleep > food.

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I would rather sleep an extra 10 minutes than eat breakfast.

10. During breaks and weekends, you thoroughly take advantage of the opportunity to sleep in late.

Because you know it will only be a matter of time before you’re dragged back into the usual morning routine kicking and screaming.

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