I wrote recently about sleeping troubles, which I was trying to fix with melatonin. Something wasn't working about that. A couple times, I would take the melatonin, successfully fall asleep, but then wake up three hours later unable to sleep. I feel like the melatonin wasn't actually adjusting my biological clock.

A friend suggested a new strategy: follow my "natural" sleep schedule. My objection to this was meetings. They suggested meetings might not be as important as following my natural sleep schedule.

So I'm going to try this. I plan to setup a place for people to see when I go to bed, and when I wake up, so they can gauge when to meet.

I'm actually quite excited about this. I feel like this issue has been the bane of my existence. I hate trying to force myself to sleep before I'm tried, and I generally fail when I try, and I truly hate — with a passion difficult to exaggerate — waking up before I'm awake. It also makes me tired and inefficient.

Anyway, I always get excited about trying new life strategies, but usually they're a bit theoretical, and this one feels a bit like deciding to remove a large thorn from my side.

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