If you must use caffeine, you might want to look into a caffeine source that includes phenylalanine (assuming you are not sensitive.
But a critical missing piece can be exercise: moving in the morning to re-establish that critical mind/body connection. At the very least, breathing deeply while performing "joint circles" to decrease synovial fluid viscosity in the joints. Do you engage in the following nonsense?
1) "They" made me miss sleep. Excuse me? You made the decision to stay up late.
2) "I won't reach my ambitions if I get 7 hours sleep." Excuse me? You have time to read and write on blogs, but don't have time to rest your precious body?
3) "I will take "stuff" to help me sleep or wake up rather than exercise, eat properly, and learn to focus or release my thoughts." Great. Anything to avoid taking adult responsibility, learning to prioritize, doing what is important rather than what seems imperative. There is no one coming to rescue us. Adulthood is the moment when you stop blaming the world for who and what you are.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost
Friday, February 05, 2010
Posted by Steven Barnes at 8:08 AM