The magic of 5 a.m.

A lot of people are concerned when they hear I wake up at 5 a.m. but it’s not really as dire as it might sound.

Noor Ali-Hasan

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Palm trees, beach, rainbow, and interesting clouds in Santa Monica, CA.
When you wake up at 5 a.m., you might be lucky enough to see a rainbow and incredible clouds on your run. Santa Monica, CA. Photo by author.

If you’ve spent any time on Medium (or YouTube for that matter), you’ve probably seen at least one article (if not two or five or ten) telling you about the benefits of waking up at 5 a.m. I can bet that the article you’ve read was written by a…

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Noor Ali-Hasan

I’m a UX research lead at Google, where I help teams design and build desirable and easy to use products. Outside of work, I love art, Peloton, and Lego.