What you do before going to bed have a serious impact on your success since it will affect your mood and energy level the following day. This is because it determines how well and how much you sleep
Let’s have a look at what some successful people do before they hit the hay:
President Barack Obama
President Barack Obama prefers to stay up late. He holds conference calls with senior staff as late as 11 p.m. and reads or writes before retiring to bed. President Obama calls himself a “night owl”.
Inventor Benjamin Franklin
Frankling had a schedule that he believed could lead him to moral perfection. Every night he would ask himself what good he had done during the day. Other thing he did as a ritual included putting things in their places. He tracked his progress on self-improvement daily.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl Sandberg turns off her phone at night. She says it is painful but she does it so that she won’t get woken up. She also checks her email just before going to bed.
Winston Churchill’s evening ritual included a short nap, bath, and drinks well past midnight. He kept to that routine daily no matter what happened.
Stephen King’s night’s rituals include washing his hands and making sure all the pillows face a certain way. It is interesting to note that Stephen King says he doesn’t know why he washes his hands or why he makes the pillows face a certain way before going to bed.
He reads real books (not electronic) before turning in Arianna Huffington recommends banning of laptops, iPads, Kindles, and any other such gadgets from the bedroom to unwind.
Michael Lewis writes between 7 p.m. and 4 p.m. He says late nights are wonderfully tranquil with no interruptions like phone calls and the rest.