Wake up! Why Morning People Are Happier
Summary: Morning people are generally more energetic, cheerful and satisfied with life. Can you make the switch? Many people agree with famous cartoonist Jim Davis who said, "good morning is a contradiction of terms." However, it turns out that morning people are generally more energetic, cheerful and satisfied with life, according to research from the University of Toronto. Research has also shown that sunlight plays a big role when it comes to your mood, alertness and energy. Morning people typically say they feel healthier as well, which could be attributed to their sleeping patterns. Special guest and licensed psychologist, Shelby Freedman Harris, PsyD, specializes in behavioral sleep medicine and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for anxiety and depressive disorders. In this enlightening interview, Dr. Harris shares easy ways to light up your life and become a morning person.