Do you stay up too late?

I do, I really need to go to bed earlier. I'm 14 and for me I should be going to be around 9:30pm but it always ends up being 11pm before I'm in bed, so annoying!

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60 replies since 11th November 2007 • Last reply 11th November 2007

I'm terrible, I rarely go to bed before midnight and it makes it really hard to get up in the morning. I just find it really difficult to fall asleep at night and I always have. Does anyone have any tips?

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I'm the same!

sometimes I get to bed at 11 earliest basically you just need to say 'I'm gonna stop working/procrastinating at x time' and just do it! never happens though cuz you need to go tidy up or something happens! Less caffeine may help too and exersice later in the evening or even having a nap for a bit in the evening so you can go to bed at the time you usually would but still get up in the morning. Not that I do these things I don't have the time or energy haha

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On work nights, me and the boyf usually get to bed round midnight. Which is bad as it means we only get about 6hrs sleep. We try to go for 11, but the usual, he's playing halo3 and I'm online lol
On non work nights we end up staying up until around 3am even if its a week night, which sucks, because then we don't get up until midday and that just ruins the whole day off, as you end up not moving until after 2pm! Especially in winter here when it's dark until after midday, on days off you just don't wanna leave the house!

I agree with the naps though, they keep me going on long days Happy

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Yeah, I think my body tries to hibernate in winter. I had an early evening nap today, I only meant to sleep for half an hour and catch the shops before they closed, but I woke up two hours later :s

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I defiantly need to go to bed earlier or wake up later one of the two, but i can never sleep. : (

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Yeah I am definitely part of the late club. I work better at night, there are less distractions and day time is for everyone else. I've always been a night owl since I was a little girl just like my father.
I need to learn to just go to bed. I'll feel better and it's good for me.

My tip is to get a short story book. One of those books with 3-10 page stories. Take it to bed and when you are done with one story close it and go to bed. It puts a nice definitive end on the day.

also.... cocoa.


Opposites-girl: Me and my guy end up doing the same thing. I hate myself for it on the weekend when I should be up at 11:00 enjoying the day and then I get up at 2 and don't even get anywhere until 4.

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Yes I feel like the whole day is wasted when you get up so late, the bad thing is on my new shift, we have a period were we have one day off sandwiched between two 4 day shifts, so you really need to make the most of the one day and if you sleep in late you are so angry!! It's this Monday and I am determined to go to bed early!! hehe

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i REALLY need more sleep.....i gave myself a bedtime, though -- 9:00 WAIT!! 9:00!!!!! i only have 2 hrs to finish hw!!!!!!

OMG BYBY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

*rushes off and bangs head on 5 walls before reaching binder*

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Yeah, I always go to bed too late.
For the first time in ages, last night I actually got to bed early, and I thought; 'Oh, this is great, I can read longer than usual.'
So I ended up reading late instead xD

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I normally go up to bed around 11/11:30 cause I start feeling sleepy, but then when I get up there I can't sleep! So I text someone, and as soon as we get talking, I fall asleep on them =P I'm so inconvenient!

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I usually don't have a problem falling asleep, though I do stay up too late often trying to catch up on things after my daughter falls asleep. The problem is, I wake up a few hours later and can't go back to sleep. About the only good thing about this problem is that it's helpful for chatting with friends in other parts of the world.

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I'm resurrecting this cause it's 1:30 and I want to go to sleep but I foolishly stayed awake to watch Child's Play 2. I'm just glad I can sleeeeeeeeeeeeep tomorrow <3

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eesh all the time!!! (my architecture school doesnt help), but at best I get 6 hours of sleep and on those nights I'm trying to finish a sewing project or something even less. I think the only time I sleep well is when my boyfriend is over and thats because he is one of those people who needs 10 hours just to function, so we go to bed pretty early. during school I average about 2-4 hours on those really harried weeks... although I did read a study about sleep deprivation, and getting 4 hours of sleep or less for one night has the same effect as a .08 blood alcohol level. Pretty sure thats not efficient

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well it is 4:00 am monday morning so yeah i guess you could say i stay up late...not good for a working girl....=

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