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I set this alarm for every day.

I set this alarm for every day.

I woke up fifteen minutes before my alarm today. The clock read “4:45.”

I willingly got out of bed at 5:05am. And yes, this is the Austin D. Hill you know.

Even though I’m feeling a little groggy right now, and drinking some of the worst Starbucks coffee I’ve ever had, but am too lazy to go complain about it, I’m happy I woke up early today.

In truth, I never regret the mornings when I get up early.

Most of the time, I end up having more energy than I realized I had, and even when I am feeling a little tired, I’ve still always been glad for the time I had when I woke up early.

As much of a challenge as it is to wake up early, the benefits always outweigh the cost. Here are five reasons why I’m making it a habit to wake up early most days.

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When Feelings Fail

March 12, 2013 — 1 Comment

 

My feelings failed this morning.

Fighting feelings

Fighting feelings

Truth be told, they fail every morning. For the last six weeks or so, my alarm has been set for 5am. Before you get impressed by that, you have to know that setting an alarm and getting up are two entirely different things. I’ve had too many mornings where I got out of bed long enough to turn off my alarm, feel miserable, and go back to sleep.

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