Strategies for reliably waking up.

  • Set intentions for the morning to start the day with excitement.
  • Place the alarm clock somewhere inconvenient.
  • Brush teeth and drink a full glass (prepared the prior night) water.
  • Get dressed for working out or shower.


  1. Hal Elrod, The Miracle Morning: The Not-so-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life before 8AM, 2018. (See notes.)