5 Ways To Be A Morning Person

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For night owls, there are few things more grating than cheery morning people. Their fresh faces, bright eyes, and perky personalities make us want to hit the snooze button again and again (and again). But, we have to admit we secretly envy their morning motivation, and for good reason: Research has shown a link between rising earlier and being healthier, happier, slimmer, and more proactive. Luckily, there is still hope for those of us who dread the early wake-up call. Here, five science-backed tips to help you rise and shine.