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How to become a better morning person

Do you find yourself perking up more at 9pm than 9am? Does the sound of your alarm clock reduce you to rage and despair? Do you secretly suspect that colleagues who bounce cheerily into the office looking fresh as a daisy are secretly demonic automatons sent to torture you in your bleary, pre-caffeinated state?

Contrary to the popular assumption espoused by parents, teachers and bosses everywhere that the morning-averse are just being lazy, whether you’re a morning person or a night owl really is down to your biology. However, while you can’t change the way you’re made, there are a number of things that you can do to manage your nocturnal tendencies and take some of the misery out of an early start.