I’ve always been an early riser. Even when I worked late shifts during college and got to bet at 4am, I could barely sleep past 8am.
I was always happier when I woke up at 5am and started getting stuff going: exercise, writing, reading, etc… it felt productive and set my mood on accomplishment.
I think this article explains why.
The pandemic certainly changed my habits and it’s time to get back to them.