10/02/2014 08:12 am ET Updated Oct 02, 2014

16 Evening Habits To Make Your Mornings Better

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From "set your alarm on the other side of the room" to "invest in a coffee pot with a timer," you've probably heard a million don't-hit-snooze tips before. But, unless you're a true morning person, getting up even one hour earlier than usual can feel impossible. That's largely because early birds and night owls (what is it with birds and circadian clocks, anyway?) have inherently different time settings, says Michael Terman, Ph.D., professor of clinical psychology at Columbia University and co-author of Reset Your Inner Clock.

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