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LYL #039 – The Early to Rise Experience – Andy Traub on Why Everyone Should Get Up Early

Don’t touch that snooze button…consider yourself warned. On this episode of The Live Your List Show your hosts Jerrod and Ryan talk to Andy Traub about The Early to Rise Experiment, three tips to help you get up early, and the difference between a reason and an excuse.

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Andy Traub of The Early to Rise Experience

Andy Traub

Andy Traub is the author of Early To Rise Experience, a TEDx Speaker, host of the Unofficial Linchpin Podcast, creator of The Self-Publishing System, Father, Husband, and South Dakotan. – See more at here.

You can reach Andy on Facebook here, on Twitter here and here, or his website here.

Ways to Get In The Early to Rise Mindset

1. Plan the work. Know what are you going to do the next day. In the evening before you go to bed, write down a plan for the following day.

2. Prep the place. Arrange your morning space so you don’t have waste time in the morning getting things ready. Prepare your breakfast ahead of time, pick out your clothes, and get your desk ready so you can enjoy your morning.

3. Pay the price. Don’t be afraid to give up desires or even some cash to invest in your life and your future. If you could spend $50 on a pair of slippers to help you find more time for hustle, relaxation, etc…it is worth it.  

Difference Between a Reason and an Excuse

Sometimes we have actual reasons of why should can’t do something like get up early. Jerrod shares the difference between a reason and an excuse. 

1. It is temporary. 

2. It is beyond your control. 

3. Who am I lying to?

Nick Collison Pick of the Day

1. The Early to Rise Experience by Andy Traub – Mornings are pregnant with ideas, wisdom and peace. They are an untapped source for a more productive, balanced and joyful life. You will learn why you should rise early and then exactly how to do it over 30 days. 

Fired Up Quotes

The difference between rising at five and seven o’clock in the morning, for the space of forty years, supposing a man to go to bed at the same hour at night, is nearly equivalent to the addition of ten years to a man’s life. – Philip Doddridge.

“It is well to be up before daybreak for such habits contribute to health, wisdom, and wealth.” – Aristotle (Tweet That)

“All to often in life people are either sleeping through life or entertaining our way through life.” – Andy Traub (Tweet That)

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