Chronotype: Intermediate – Bear

Chronotype bear

Bears account for 55% of the population and usually have little trouble
falling asleep or awakening in the morning. The morning hours are their
most productive time of day, and Bears will typically suffer a post-lunch
energy downturn.

Much like the Lion, Bear chronotypes require eight hours of sleep to
support and sustain their intense activity the following morning. Bears
usually feel lethargic without sufficient rest and struggle to reach peak

Unfortunately, unlike their wild counterpart, Bear chronotypes do not have
the luxury of several months of hibernation to recharge their batteries.
In general, Bears are extroverts bringing energy to social settings and

The ideal daily schedule for Bear chronotypes is:

  • 7–8 a.m.: Wake up 
  • 10 a.m.–2 p.m.: Focus on complex tasks
  • 2–4 p.m.: Tackle easier chores
  • 4–10 p.m.: Unwind and relax
  • 10–11 p.m.: Sleep routine time
  • 11 p.m.–7 a.m.: Eight hours of rest