Tagged: March 2017 – 5am


After 30 Days of Waking Up at 5am, I’m Officially an Early Riser

At the beginning of the month, I set a goal of waking up at 5am to write. 30 days later, I’m happy to report that getting out of bed at that hour is no longer the struggle it once was. I’ve grown to love the quiet of the early morning and the time to be creative and productive without noise or distraction....


Waking up at 5am, Days 1-15

It’s hard to get up at 5am. Even after 15 days, I’m still bitter when the alarm clock goes off. I always contemplate going back to bed. But I still get up with the alarm and walk across the room to turn it off. I splash water on my face, do 5 jumping jacks and settle in to write. I remind myself...


The 5am Wake Up Challenge

My challenge for this month is to wake up at 5am to write. 5am is extreme, but it’s peaceful. My mind is fresh and rested and I can work on my book (I’m writing a book about 30 day challenges) without interruption. No kids, no buzzing cellphone, no noise. The time allows me to be creative and focused in a...