Don’t let waking up be one of the most dreaded parts of your day. When you wake up you should feel great, ready to conquor the day ahead. It’s important to get yourself in a morning routine, one that will help you manage your time, and leave you feeling calm, relaxed, productive, and in a clear state of mind.
Just adding a few things such as, working out in the morning, eating breakfast, meditation, setting an alarm and drinking lemon water will drastically change your negative mornings. Doing these things will have you ready to take on the day ahead with a positive mindset.
Here are some Healthy Morning Routines to Start Your Day Off Right…
Eliminate your excuses, get your workout done in the morning! Why wait all day long for that dreaded after work workout? Workout in the morning to feel good throughout the day, and give your metabolism a boost! Walk into work with your skin glowing, have a more productive day, and after work... Just go home and relax.
Breakfast is known as the most important meal of the day. Starting your day off with a healthy breakfast will give you the drive you need for your day ahead. Eating breakfast is proven to improve concentration, give you energy, help with weight loss and boost your metabolism. According to Health.com these are the best foods to eat for breakfast- Oatmeal, Greek Yogurt, Grapefruit, Bananas, Eggs, Blueberries, Strawberries and Cereal.
Do you easily get stressed out in the morning? Try meditation. Adding meditation to your morning routine will help you start your day in a calm and relaxed state of mind. Some forms of meditation include, Reflective Meditation (analytical meditation), Mindfulness Meditation, Heart-Centered Meditation and Creative Meditation.
Set an Alarm
Instead of waking up and rushing around, to run out of the door, just set an alarm! Get in the routine of setting an alarm before you go to bed, to wake you up the following morning. This will help you manage your time more efficiently, and plan your mornings from the time you alarm clock goes off to the time you are walking out the door. Get in the routine of setting your alarm clock and you will never be rushing out the door again! That is…unless you hit SNOOZE!
Drink Warm Lemon Water
Get in the routine of drinking warm lemon water every morning. Lemon water helps your body eliminate waste products while aiding in the body’s digestive system. Drinking lemon water also helps balance your pH levels, cures the common cold, benefits your skin, and helps reduce pain and inflammation in your joints.