If you consider yourself a night owl, you are not alone. Studies show that up to 20% of people enjoy staying up late and for many, these tendencies have genetic roots.
Those who consider themselves night owls prefer going to bed in the early hours of the morning and waking up late morning (or even early afternoon given the chance).
Normally these habits are seen in teenagers due to the hormones produced at this time, but further genetic research has found that there are early and late genotypes related to our body clock. If you are a genetic night owl, chances are you’ll find it difficult to change your habits.
Regardless of what time you do make it to bed, you’ll still need to get good quality sleep. Below are some tips to help you achieve this.
Make sure you’re getting the right number of hours
An obvious tip to start with, but an important one nonetheless. If you are going to bed late and waking up early, over...