The hardest part of waking up really damn early

This post is part of a series detailing my experience with Damn Early Days (more on that here) and what I’ve learnt attempting to wake up really damn early every day.

Many people would cringe at the thought of waking up at 5:00 am for no reason other than to work on personal projects. And they’d have good reason to. Waking up before the sun rises is unpleasant on most days, and downright painful on others, especially in the winter months when the sun is still hidden beneath the horizon until well after 7:30 am. But what I’ve learnt through Damn Early Days is that the hardest part of waking up at the crack of dawn isn’t the act of forcing yourself out of bed.

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