5 AM CLUB

Discussion in 'Self Improvement' started by Ashen One, Aug 9, 2020.

  1. Fighter_4_life

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  2. Renaissance Man

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    I am starting all over again .
    Day 2 of waking up at 5:30 AM.
     
  3. Renaissance Man

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    I've decide 5:30 beacause 5:00 is a bit too early for me.
     
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  4. Ashen One

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    I need to get back on tracks man aaaaaarghhh. I'm having a big trouble to sleep and wake up...
     
  5. fredisthebes

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    Back on it gang, 5am start while my family slept in til 7. It's 3 and I am pretty much done what I wanted to do today, now free to relax and enjoy myself.
     
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  7. Ashen One

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    woke up at 6 am today. I need to sleep earlier to wake up earlier.
     
  8. Hey, do y'all keep the alarm clock near the bead or far away?
     
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  9. This is a very good thread. Although I am still not up to the challenge let me share my experience with you, maybe it can help some of you.

    I have been struggling to fix my sleep throughout many years. I wanted to wake up at 6 am regularly, but couldn't manage doing it for more than 1-2 days in a row. My main mistake was I always gave excuses to myself whenever I went to bed late. For instance I normally need 7 hours of sleep and if I go to bed say at 1 am, then I'd program my mind to wake up at 8 o'clock but would always end up sleeping even more. Recently I talked to my close friend who usually wakes up very early despite not going to the bed early. The thing is, his body got used to it when he was a student earning money during his Work&Travel in US, where he worked at a fish plant. He had to wake up 5 am every single day, and he went thru this for 3 months. He also had to work like 12 hours sorting fishes at the plant, then he would spend time exploring Alaska, I mean imagine how tired he used to be at the time and yet he managed waking up at 5 AM. Anyway, it's been 15 years since then and he still wakes up at 5 am without alarm. He goes to bed whenever he wants, drunk, sober, tired, not tired but always been waking up 5 am. Of course there were days when he'd wake up at 6 or even 7 am, but he said it happened very rarely.

    So I decided to follow this technique, but I don't want to wake up at 5 am, because I will have to go to bed at 10 pm which is too early. I simply want to be awake at 6 AM which is pretty good for me for now and it's been my 10th day in a row now of waking up at 6 am. This time I forced myself to wake up at 6 am no matter what time I go to bed. And the key is NOT allow yourself to sleep during the day. It's difficult, but it works. I struggled hard during my 1st couple of days, but now I feel how my body is getting used to new regime. Scientist claim you need 21 consistent days to get used to a new addiction, so my short term goal is 21 days, but then I will of course prolong.

    I will be practicing this schedule for at least 2 months and then slowly shift it to 5 am by reducing the sleep hour for 5 minutes per day.

    Sorry for this long post.
     
  10. Ashen One

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    5 AM check in. After 57 days facing insomnia, I'm finally back on tracks. Waking up early makes me feel good.
     
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  11. Fighter_4_life

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  12. Mitsuro

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    This is great. I’m going to try from tomorrow. I have had waking at 5am on my things to do list all year. Couldn’t do it before lockdown couldn’t do it during lockdown. I really want to do this! My plan is to have a cold bath and do some yoga or
    qi gong, write some gratitude and then post on here.
     
  13. Mitsuro

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    The plan was this morning was to get up and check the time was as I have been waking up very early in the morning but then going sleep the last few months. I have no idea what time it is but I would presume between 4 and 5. Anyway it didn’t happen and I slept until 6.50. Tomorrow is a new day. If you got up at 5am well done.
     
  14. Rick Grimes.

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    I've been waking up at 5 AM for like a month now. Guys, it all came down to one single APP on my phone and it's called....
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    Alarmy.

    The thing with Alarmy is that you cannot snooze nor can you switch OFF the phone. It comes equipped with a super loud alarm. To turn off the alarm, you could scan a barcode or do some math problems in it.

    The way I do it is I would scan the barcode of the toothpaste in my bathroom so that I could get up every single day to the bathroom promptly to turn off the alarm and take a cold shower right then and there, making my sleepiness go away.

    Visit https://alar.my/en/ to download or check it out in the app store/play store.
     
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2020
  15. Ashen One

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    I'll download it today and test it. Thanks man!
     
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