Lots of prominent people like to highlight how early they rise, but, The New York Times asks: is it really something to brag about?

No matter how much sleep you get, if you’re not wired for rising at the hour of the wolf, and most of us aren’t, according to many sleep specialists, messing with that normal rhythm is still detrimental.

Even if you think missing out on just a few minutes — say, getting up just a half-hour earlier — isn’t significant, think again.

Get the full story at nytimes.com