Waking up Without Alarm Clock

Tue, Sep 15, 2009

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Do you need an alarm clock to wake up?

Read what people say about waking up in the morning:

  • I understand that if someone go to bed early, they will wake up naturally on the next morning… Unfortunately I also have a problem to deal with sleeping early, so what should I do?
  • I have a very early rise for work in the morning and I am such a deep sleeper that I actually have to use 3, yes 3 alram clocks. I have one beside my bed, my cell phone and one at the far end of my bedroom that I have to get up to turn it off. Once up, I don’t go back to bed. Since employing this technique I have yet to be late for work.
  • I have only two alarm clocks, and two has not been enough to convince me to leave my bed. I think Ishould really look into purchasing the third one. Is there any better solution?
  • I woke up at the same time, I have been waking up since my childhood. I realized that whenever your body is adjusted you do not need an alarm clock. Practice yourself to wake at a certain time for one week and you will see the outcome.
  • I cannot rely on myself to wake up early in the morning. I need an alarm clock. Have you heard of Clocky? Clocky is an alarm clock that will get you out of bed. I guarantee you!

By reading those comments we can derive same similarities from all these comments:

  1. people have a problem getting up in the morning
  2. people don’t know how to wake up without an alarm clock.

Let’s quickly discuss why it is happenning. Item 1 is just a statement. Item 2 is the one we need to learn how to use.

Several assumptions you need to consider before learning the actual technique of awakening any time you want. It should start with understanding our internal clock, presently know as Circadian Rhytms. Read this article under the category “What is Sleep” at

  • If you can see, we don’t set our internal alarm clock for a period of 6 or 7 hours into the morning.
  • In fact, by knowing that our sleep cycles are not longer than 1 to 1.5 hours, it will be easy to set wake up time right at the end of the Circadian Rhythm, which will be the last one among 3 to 4 cycles we experience during the regular night sleep.
  • Why would it be possible to set, you might ask?
    • Well, upon reading that article you will understand that every internal sleep cycle starts and finishes with a REM sleep
    • That is when we see dreams
    • That is when our sleep is not very deep as you might think
    • That is when we can train ourselves to wake up within 1 to 5 minutes before our regular alarm clock starts beeping
    • To set our internal alarm clock to wake us up that accurate any time we want is as simple as 123.

How to set up your internal alarm clock to wake up within 1 to 5 min prior to the wake-up time”

Exercise #1: Improving your ability to wake up within 10 min without using alarm clock.

  • Get yourself an alarm clock which has a snooze function preset at 9 to 10 min.
  • Set your alarm clock as usual and hit the snooze button. Try to fall asleep (which might be quite easy for you to do) again, but this time command yourself to wake up before alarm clock rings.
  • When it rings, press the snooze button again and make the same command to wake up before it rings.
  • If you don’t have enough time in the morning to do this exercise more than once, then do it tomorrow or on the weekends.

Exercise #2: Final technique to wake up in the morning without alarm clock

  • Set up your alarm clock  at your favourite time, let’s say, at 6:00 a.m., 6:15 a.m., or 6:30. It doesn’t really matter how you set it up. The important part is it should be easily visualized by your
  • Just before falling asleep (see How to Fall Asleep Fast in the category Sleep Secrets), do exactly the following:
  • Imagine as clear as you can your alarm clock and the time you set to get up in the morning
  • Repeat this visualization at least 3 times, making sure that you almost see the alarm clock ringing.
  • You will be surprised how accurate you awake time is going to be – 1 to 5 min before you alarm clock setting is.
  • Maintain this exercise for at least 3 weeks until you satisfied with the result.






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