How I Gain 2 Hours of Freedom by Waking up Early at 5 AM
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How I Gain 2 Hours of Freedom by Waking up Early at 5 AM

Learn simple strategies to wake up early to work on your fitness, skills or financial independence.
3.4 (20 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,031 students enrolled
Created by Niek Stok
Last updated 3/2015
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  • 32 mins on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Apply strategies to wake up at 5 AM.
  • Deconstruct the process of waking up early.
  • Be conscious of thoughts and emotions early in the morning.
  • Have a healthier perspective towards the usage of time in a day.
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  • Some meditation skills or self-awareness is useful but not necessary.
  • A desire to develop yourself through for example business, fitness or health.
  • An initial willingness to wake up early.

In this course you learn how to wake up at 5 in the morning. It's a practical habit that gives you the freedom and time to chase the vision you are after. Waking up early is probably one of the most valuable habits you can learn. It gives you self-respect, confidence and discipline. It gives you the time to truly express who you are.

Curious what I do in the early hours? Watch the free preview videos.

Muzaffar - Amazing value and inspiration. A very well made course, lot's of great videos that really communicate the content. Very well and authentically presented in a professional manner. For me personally it was very well worth it, I'm looking forward to improving my life, Would definitely recommend.

Matt - Honest and Authentic. I thought talking head video course will not be for me but this one is enjoying, practical and above all honest. My biggest successes were achieved by waking up early though I cannot change soon back to 5 AM as a husband and a father now. I will revert to earlier waking though and practical tips learned here will help me in that.

Master the Habit of Waking up Early by Learning Simple Strategies and Perspectives.

  • Recognize the potential of rising early;
  • Restructure your mental perspective on waking up early;
  • Deconstruct your own process of waking up;
  • Install a 'fail safe' to keep you motivated;
  • Learn the desire to go to sleep earlier;
  • Learn a simple mind game to wake up early;
  • Learn to actually enjoy waking up early.

Choose to have two hours of freedom every day. No boss to answer to, no responsibilities, but time to do what your heart desires to do.

We'll learn how the habit of waking up early can be broken down, and where exactly we can insert strategies and perspectives to change this habit. Accompanied by a view stories of successful people who woke up early, you'll learn the necessary skills to get this habit down. We will dive deeper than the general 'put your alarm clock on the other side of the room'-advice. We will learn how and where to steer our thoughts and emotions in the early morning and we will discover a new perspective on time.

Each of the lectures is easily understandable and applicable to your life. We will analyse different processes in your life, come up with morning activities. We will create of reasons and desires for you to wake up early.

So let's work together to get this habit down and build a small but dedicated community of learners and high achievers who want two hours of freedom to express their own vision in life.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for those who want to wake up early, but haven't found the right tools or strategies to do so.
  • This course is meant for those who desire to find time to work on themselves.
  • This course is NOT for those who are not willing to go to bed a bit earlier or are not able to do so (let's say at 10 PM).
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Curriculum For This Course
Welcome to Wake up Early
3 Lectures 04:13

In this video you will learn how an average early morning works out for me. I'll exercise, read a book and work on my website for example. In this video I even ran to a nice point to see the sunrise.

Preview 01:45

In this video I describe what type of people should take this course, how you can insert two hours of personal freedom in your day by waking up at 5 AM and what we are exactly going to do in this course.

Preview 01:38

In this lecture you learn how this couse is structured. It also includes a disclaimer to the use of this content.

Preview 00:50
Learning to Wake up Early
12 Lectures 34:23

In this lecture I'll tell why you should wake up early and how to get motivated to do so. Of course there are multiple reasons why you should want to wake up early, for example: see the sunrise, start your business, walk the dog or go for a run. But there are other, bigger motives as well.

Preview 02:58

This short quiz helps you to understand and remember why you should wake up early.

Quiz: Why wake up early
1 question

The best quotes and stories about waking up early. Learn what successful and famous persons had to say about this habit. Constantly updated.

Quotes and stories about early rising

A short quiz regarding quotes and stories related to waking up early.

Quiz: Quotes and stories
1 question

The difficulty of acquiring the habit and the benefits (like discipline and motivation), and a 'fail safe' on how to proceed and recover when you have trouble to get the habit down.

The foundation to waking up early

What to do when you fail to wake up early.

Quiz: Foundation
1 question

Setting your time to wake up early and prepare activities for your early morning. A simple practical step to set you off the right way.

Set your time and fill in this list

A question about setting your activities.

Quiz: Set your time
1 question

Learn a new perspective on time and how this helps you to gain two hours of freedom in the early morning. It's interesting to see how a simple perspective change can have such an impact on your life.

A new perspective on time

A question on perspective on time.

Quiz: Perspective on time
1 question

Record your thoughts and emotions in the early morning. In a later lecture we will elaborate on this subject.

Record your thoughts and emotions in the morning

Describe your reasons and desires why should wake up early. You and I will use this information in a later lecture.

Set your reasons

Learn in this lecture how I deconstruct the habit of waking up early and discover places where we can intersect and actually change this habit.

Deconstructing the habit of waking up early

You learn how to get out of bed before your old habit can be triggered and how you can prepare yourself for this.

Strategy to prepare and preventing old habits to be triggered

You learn a strategy to divert from your old habit. The reasons and desires you set and the recording of your thoughts and emotions are used here.

Strategy to divert from your old habit and apply your reasons and desires

Learn this mental tool to easily applie the learned strategies to generate the motivation and the habit to wake up early.

Mental game for motivation and habit change

The conclusion of this course. Please reach out to me if you need any additional help!

About the Instructor
Niek Stok
3.4 Average rating
20 Reviews
2,031 Students
1 Course
Sharing Practical Knowledge / Msc. / Avid Reader

Niek is an avid reader. After his Bachelor in Build Environment and Master of Science in Planning he actually increased his learning in his time off and now has read over a thousand books. This enables him to present interesting and original teachings on a variety of topics.

Over the last 6 months Niek focused his reading and learning on mastering the habit of waking up early and succeeded. He read dozens of books on the subject ranging from: behavioral change, social dynamics and the consciousness of the mind. He started a website solidly focused on getting out of bed early. He now transferred and combined the most potent bits of knowledge and information to share here with the world.