Are you a lark, owl or a middle bird? Source: Unsplash/Geronimo Giqueaux

Amantha Imber

Larks, owls and middle birds: How to structure your day based on your chronotype

Amantha Imber
2 minute Read

Do you know your chronotype?

Think about this: it’s 9am and you kick off your workday with a quick check of your emails and your daily (now virtual) stand-up meeting with your team. You hear about what your teammates are up to and then get back to your inbox which has built up overnight.

During the last two years of the pandemic, you developed a slightly unhelpful habit of checking the news throughout the morning too, waiting for your local news site to release the day’s case numbers. But of course, you get sucked into several other headlines, and before you know it, it’s time for a morning tea break.

What you probably didn’t realise is that you have potentially just wasted your peak brain power time with non-challenging, and non-impactful, tasks.

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