What’s your daily routine? Wake up and get a cup of coffee brewing? Well, science is about to sound like a bearded barista — you’re doing coffee wrong.
As the AsapSCIENCE video explains above, it’s likely that you are fighting against your own hormones and circadian rhythms when reaching for that morning joe. It would do you good to wait an hour or so after waking up to let the cortisol surge — the “stress hormone” that is associated with the so-called “fight or flight” response — settle regardless of the time you actually wake.