There’s a time and a place for everything. Even if you’re a night owl, there are a few things you should avoid doing after the clock strikes twelve. You don’t want to end up emptying your wallet, endangering your health, or making a fool of yourself, just because your mind is fuzzy. That’s why you should never do these things after midnight, no matter how badly you want to:
1. EAT A BIG MEAL
You shouldn’t eat right before bed. Your body is less active while you’re sleeping, which means you won’t burn off all of the calories you just ate. Besides, if you eat the wrong thing, it could upset your stomach and make it difficult for you to fall asleep. That’s why you should try to have your late night snack before it gets too dark out.
2. SEND OUT A FIRST TEXT
Not all of your friends are awake at the same time as you are. You don’t want to send out a “hey, how are you?” text after midnight, because you could wake them up. Since your mind tends to be foggier late at night, you might even end up messaging someone you want nothing to do with, like your ex. That’s why you should wait until morning to say hello.
3. SEND A PROFESSIONAL EMAIL
Your boss will see the time that you sent your email. If you sent it at 2AM, they might think that you’re unprofessional. That’s why you should wait until morning, or at least set a time delay (which you can do through Google mail) so that it looks like you woke up early to start working..
4. SHOP ONLINE
Infomercials come on late at night for a reason. That’s when people are more likely to pick up the phone and order something they really don’t need. It’s the same when it comes to online shopping. Your package won’t get there any faster if you order it late at night. Wait until the morning to place the order, so that you don’t buy something you regret.
5. POST SOMETHING ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Most of us get emotional late at night. Of course, you don’t want to post anything embarrassing about how much you miss your ex. Besides, if no one else is online, then no one will end up liking your statuses. You might as well wait until the next day to update your page.
6. GO OUT WITH YOUR FRIENDS
PHOTO VIA 38.MEDIA.TUMBLR.COMIf you go out with friends at ten and stay out past midnight, that’s fine. But if you ask someone to hang out with you at one in the morning, what are you two really going to do? No restaurants are open, because you should be sleeping like everybody else.
7. TAKE A WALK ALONE
Unfortunately, the world is dangerous for us girls, especially at night. You don’t want to walk down your block alone when it’s dark out, because you could end up getting hurt. That’s why you should wait until morning to go for your run.
Unless you work nights, you should be getting ready for bed around midnight. That way, you can wake up early and have a productive morning. Do you typically do any of these things after midnight or are you asleep by then?