How I became a morning person (and why I decided to make the change)

John Zeratsky
Dec 9, 2015 · 5 min read
Sunrise at sea. Photo by Michelle Zeratsky.

It’s early and dark. The alarm sounds, and you reach over to switch it off. After a short pause, you sit up. You swing your legs off the bed, touch the floor with your feet, and reach for your phone. You sit quietly while your phone’s screen illuminates the dark bedroom. There are a few notifications waiting—new emails, a Twitter reply, a prediction of rain. You look at…