I say: Just the right amount of sleep! when I wake up with a light-clock… it lights come on at 3 am slowly, and by 4 am, when I am between dream cycles, I wake up and have a choice to get up or to sleep more.
Today I got up. But I was very sleepy. It felt like someone inside, not me, wanted desperately to sleep more. It’s been an hour now, and the ‘person inside’ is still whining, insisting that i go back to sleep.
Back in 1987-1990 or so, I also got up at around 4 am every single night and built myself a new profession, a new life, and a new identity.
I learned to live like that from a Dutch dude who had made himself a millionaire with the extra hours he gained from the habit.
But this article is not about the habit; this article is what I learned from him to say when I woke up:’Just the right amount of sleep!‘
And later, I learned to say ‘Time to make the donuts!‘
Would that work for you too? Let’s look at that. Continue reading “What do you think it takes to get lots of joy in your life?”