8 Healthy Habits to Adopt if You are a Night-Owl


Sleeping at least six hours a day.




The night owls tend to lose much of their sleep for at night, they don’t feel sleepy and in the day time, sleeping is not an option. It must be ensured by night owls that at least eight hours of sleep should be adhered to by children or teens and a minimum of six hours of sleep is necessary for the adults.


Knowing when to doze off.




Being a night-owl, sometimes, turns to being an early bird alongside, for one can many-a-times lose the track of time while working and might keep awake till late. It affects the health of humans. It is necessary to understand when it is time to finally doze off.


Minimizing coffee consumption.




As a habit of staying awake at night, the day time turns out to be extremely lazy and sleepy. To avoid this, people tend to increase the consumption of coffee, which turns out to be harmful for the body.

Instead of consuming coffee, try having oranges as a fruit or increasing the in-take of water.

Walking two-a-kilometers can also be of great help.


Say “NO” to energy drinks.




Energy drinks are another resort to escape sleepiness, however they incur to a higher intake of caffeine, which is harmful for a human system. They are not only artificially produced, but are also, many-a-times, extremely harmful for they might result in insomnia due to regular intake.

Instead, start consuming cold and plain milk.


Prioritize your task list.



The tasks to be done at a time when you are replacing your sleep with that work, one must know the worth of the work being done at that moment. Be sure that the task you are completing at the odd hour is worth the effort. Don’t waste your time over something less or unimportant.



Know the perfect amount of light for your eyes.




Working with material such as files, pages or even laptops, at nights can be of harm to the eyes, if the amount of light is too much, as it can result in focusing too hard on the material of your work.

Also, having too dim lights can result in straining your eyes. It is extremely important to have a medium setting of the lights in the room while working at the night time.


Work with music.




Working at night can sometimes cause boredom and fatigue. Working with music playing helps increase focus and freshens up the mind and soul.

If your work includes more of reading and understanding, stick to a playlist with more of instrumental music which lacks words.

Also, choose a playlist you are familiar with so you can concentrate on the work rather than the music, while the music keeps you fresh.


Be smart enough.




Being smart refers to knowing the worth of the night and understanding that not everybody is a night owl, if you are one, know how to utilize your night and not let them go in vain.


It’s a gift, let it not turn to a curse.

Shubhrika Dogra

Shubhrika is an emotional person and portrays that in her words. She is a coffee lover and hence an intrigued writer. She loves to play with words and twist them as much as she can, that is her way of writing. But mostly, she loves creating suspense in her writing. She would never let the real story come out until the last part of her writings. Writing is her life and her heartbeat.
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