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  1. July 24, 2017
    Taylor says

    Thank you for posting! This is actually super helpful, I’ve been trying to be a morning person for years and nothing has worked. I need to start reminding myself why I wanted to get up early in the first place and stop listening to the voices in my head telling me to hit snooze.

  2. July 24, 2017

    As someone who wakes up early just about every day, these are true. For me, especially the second and the last.

  3. July 24, 2017
    JUDY says

    Holy crap I feel you 120% on this one. I’m an all-or-nothing person and perfectionist as well. Thanks for reminding me I still have a shot at achieving this dream habit! xo

  4. July 27, 2017
    Nina says

    Hi Sam and Amanda,

    I can relate to this as well. I know the great feeling of being an early bird and how energizing it can be. At the same time, I’m out of that routine at the moment and am trying to get back into it. (Not very successful so far but I’ll get there haha) Especially the last to paragraphs, where you talk about the struggles of having an ‘all or nothing mindset’, resonate with me. I’ve kind of always known that was the case for me, but how you put it into words has made me much more aware. Particularly one of your posts on perfectionism made me realize that this is what’s holding me back a lot. I still haven’t quite figured out how to lower my expectations of myself and how to get over this fear of failing but reading how you address the issue helps a lot.

    I frequently read your blogs and really enjoy them. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!
    Much love from Vienna, Austria.


  5. August 26, 2017

    Great post! Doing something you love as soon as you wake up is really great advice, I’m gonna try that one out!


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