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Tip #19. Put Your Alarm Clock Far Enough From Your Bed

It’s simple advice yet many people don’t use it. They keep turning alarm off while being semi-asleep and then wonder how come they couldn’t wake up and missed an alarm... All you need is to put your alarm clock far enough to make you stand up and make few steps away from the bed to turn it off. I’ve used this approach successfully for few days until I found myself... walking back to the bed and falling asleep for one more hour! If this happens to you, here is what you should do. This tip works great in pair with another tip – GTD For Early Risers. I found that if I have something else to do after turning off alarm clock, I’m likely to go and do it, because the first and most challenging task – getting out of the bed – is already done. So I’ve built small morning ritual to follow, but it all starts with turning off alarm which is in the opposite corner of my bedroom.

Having alarm sound further away has additional benefit. You should avoid putting buzzing alarm clock right near your bed when you sleep because abrupt awakening is generally not a good thing for your health, and having alarm clock 10 feet away will make your awakening less stressful.

Added: 7/11/2007 12:39:14 AM

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