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In addition to the great answers above, it might be a good idea to start your day with things that are absolutely easy, fun or exciting for you. Some motivational material could get you in the mood, but it's up to you to choose the right tasks for the right time. Also, the routines that you'll choose in order to solve this problem will have to be maintained ...


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The problem is you're waking up in the middle of a sleep cycle, which is around 100 minutes. Set your alarm such that you wake up between cycles and you will be far less groggy when you wake. Here is a site to help with that: http://sleepyti.me/ If you do actually need more sleep you'll feel it later in the day mostly and will know to get more sleep. Ideally ...


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The best quality sleep is aquired around 23:00. Being a late sleeper and not sleeping the full 8h it isn't strange at all that you are tired in the mornings. The plain answer is that you will have to start going to bed earlier, there are sadly no cut-arounds unless you can sleep in or arrive to your daily activities later in the day. Sleep your full 8 ...


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I think you maybe need more than 8 hours of sleep. I suggest you to try free running sleep for some time, see: http://www.supermemo.com/articles/sleep.htm Basically: Download the free sw to record your sleep. Sleep when you need, wake up naturally. And later you can determine your optimum hours. For details follow the link.


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Possibility 1. Not enough sleep It could be that 6-7 hours of sleep is not enough for you. Generally people need between 7 and 9 hours of sleep to be well-rested, but the exact amount varies from person to person. Sleeping 8 hours once is not enough to find out if you need more sleep. To find out how much sleep you really need: Wake up every morning at ...


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I also have an inability to function well in the morning. I don't think it is something that can be changed. It's just the way our bodies function. But, being aware of the problem allows you to adjust your behavior to compensate for the lack of productivity in the morning. Things that I have done to adjust: Get up right away with the first alarm. It ...


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I would aim at waking up the same time every day, including your 1:30 PM weeks and your weekends. Having free time before lunch is awesome. Waking up the same time every day is The ideal way of sleeping optimally. Have you taken every possible step towards being able to sleep as early as you need to get up when you need to? Go to be the same time every ...


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I make a to-do list in the morning of the day, which nearly includes all the tasks i have to do in my job. Surely, you will have more tasks coming in during the day. At this point having a to-do list for a day starts losing sense. What works better is just a "to-do list", not bound to a specific date. In terms of GTD, it is called "Next Actions". What ...


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It looks like you're doing more than creating deadlines. You're scheduling tasks -- not just total time, but also start time and end time. I find that a deadline works best for a "final push." As in, I have someplace else I have to be at 5:30 PM, so I have to finish this by 5:00 PM. Or, if I have two significant pieces of work to do, I take a cut at the ...


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I've found that sometimes it helps, sometimes not. I've found that the most effective deadlines are those imposed by others (e.g., client=paycheck, dinner reservations are for a particular time, etc.). Self deadlines require self-discipline, as well as self awareness about your working habits and styles. Allowing an hour to create a document, but then ...



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