Yes, yes, the early bird gets the early worm, but a night owl too enjoys a host of benefits. In fact, most of creative people and some of the greatest men and women ever are night-owls. Did you know that the US President Barrack Obama himself is a self-admitted night owl? It’s not for nothing the owls are said to be the wisest. Here are 15 incredible things only night owls would experience.
1. Better Creativity
Creativity comes alive in the night-time. There is nobody to disturb you around and when the entire world is sleeping quiet your brain gets the perfect ambience to think in peace. The moon conveys a unique relaxing electricity, a magic, a pulse which the sun does not offer.
2. No Need of Excessive Caffeine
When you are a night owl, you won’t have to be dependent on an excessive dose of caffeine to perform at night. It’s because the body clock of night owls are automatically adjusted to stay bright and awake independently even in the late hours.
3. You Are the Life of Any Party
A night owl is the life of any party given his heightened energy even at the late hours. Your friends would be amazed at how you can be so enthusiastic even after a full working day when others are dozing off by 1 a.m.
4. Admiration for Being the Helping Hand at Odd Hours
A night-owl is always alert and awake at odd hours and thus is available whenever there is an emergency call for help. Because of this, you will earn doses of admiration from the community and people around for being their helping hand when everybody else was sleeping and almost unreachable.
5. Better Intelligence
Yes, according to studies, night-owls tend to be more intelligent in compared to early birds.
6. Free Unlimited Calls
A lot of network service providers offer free unlimited calls at night time.
7. Sound Sleep
When you retire to bed in the early hours after staying awake for the entire night, you immediately doze off to sleep. There is no time wasted in counting sheep or turning and tossing on the bed. The night owls experience a very happy sound sleep almost everyday.
8. Flexible Sleeping Patterns
According to research, night owls have the benefit of flexible sleeping patterns and they are better equipped to get their needed sleep at any time of the day. On the contrary, early birds find it difficult to adapt to a change in sleep hours.
9. There Is No Rush
There is no rush when you are night owl. There is no question of getting your work done fast before you get to bed right after dinner—you have the entire night waiting for you so that you can do whatever you want at your own pace. You also get your desired “me-time” when you can peacefully think over your life and other important aspects sans any interruption.
10. Night Strength
Research says that night owls are physically stronger than early birds. A recent study showed that night owls revealed better leg strength in comparison to early risers, especially during night time. It’s because the evening types come up with enhanced motor cortex & spinal-cord excitability from 9 p.m.
11. Better Mental Alertness
A research carried out between night owls and early risers showed that the former group was better mentally alert in regards to attention & concentration in comparison to the other group. The early risers shower lower activities around the important brain regions.
12. Better Energy to Tackle Young Kids
When you have babies or young kids at home, you have to stay awake which is just a breeze for the night owls. Unlike a morning person, you won’t be dog-tired as the sun sets and would still have the energy to change diapers or narrate interesting stories to your tiny tots.
13. Professional Connectedness
In the day time you are generally busy with your mandatory office tasks that leave you no time for additional communications with your clients—which is very essential to establish a closer rapport in business. When you are a night owl, you are never tired to go on with the needed extended communication through late-night chats or calls—which are quite rewarding for a stronger business liaison.
14. Better Chance of Meeting Deadlines
A night owl is never tired at night even after a full working day and hence he gets extended peaceful hours to work better on his projects and meet the deadline faster.
The night is the ideal time to prepare the necessary tasks for your next day so that you can have almost everything ready even when you wake up late. For example, you can prepare some of your cooking, get the coffee done or pack up your kid’s school bags right in the night so that you don’t need to rush in the morning.
Featured photo credit: Young female programmer working at home.She works late into the night. via shutterstock.com