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How To Become An Early Riser

11/10/2015 04:15 EST | Updated 11/17/2015 12:59 EST

With the days getting shorter and colder, you might be finding it harder to get out of bed in the morning.

Fortunately, in the infographic below by WhereDatApp.com, we discover 10 simple tricks that will make waking up a little easier. And interestingly, most of them have more to do with the night before than the day of.

The list combines a few common sense practices, like cutting off the caffeine in the early afternoon to more mental exercises like motivating yourself and developing a nighttime routine.

Early risers reap many benefits both in and outside of the home. According to Forbes, not only do early risers get better grades, they are also more proactive and are ultimately better planners. And when it comes to your health, waking up earlier can also mean more time for breakfast and exercise, Women's Health reports.

If you had an extra hour in the morning, what would you do? Let us know in the comments below.

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