I’m not an early bird. I hate mornings and early awakenings. My earliest bedtime is 2am. I possess every vice that’s associated with this lifestyle, including absence of mind in the mornings, low attention span, possible lateness to morning appointments, daytime inertia, etcetera etcetera. Yet I consider myself, ahem, a very cerebral, extremely creative, productive woman. (Sometimes one must blow one’s own trumpet)
So you can imagine my excitement when I found this article. Of course I had to share it. You’re welcome, fellow night owl.
11 Scientifically Proven Reasons Why Night Owls Get More Done
“The early bird doesn’t always catch the worm”
Every time I hear all the benefits of being an early bird and how, in order to be truly successful, you have to rise with the sun (and the birds), it makes me cringe. I am a night owl–my best and most productive time begins when your typical early riser is nodding off.
Why fight nature? After all, studies have proven that us night owls were born this way–it’s genetic and biological. So for all you night owls out there like me, here are 11 great reasons to embrace your late night productivity habits, trust your internal clock, and ignore all those naysayers.