Researchers found “Night Owls” can face higher risks for diabetes, heart disease, and cancer

Are you a night owl who also work a 9-5 job? If so, you could be doing damage to their health. Luckily, you can make four easy changes to your lifestyle to boost work performance and improve wellbeing. People who thrive at night can really struggle with traditional workday hours that are geared towards morning people. Night owls like to go to bed around 2:30 am and get up around 10:15 am. But, when the average day starts at 9 am, this can throw people off.

Health Effects For Night Owls

Researchers found night owls can face higher risks for diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. So, it’s more than just being tired during the day or having a harder time focusing. But, you’re in luck! Researchers found four simple changes led to improvements in cognitive performance and reaction time. They looked at 22 volunteers who made these changes and they found decreased feelings of daytime fatigure, depression, and stress.

Shifting Your Peak Performance Time

Instead of having a ‘peak’ performance time in the evening, your goal is to shift it to the afternoon. The four changes are:

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