Waking up should be exciting, not dreadful; you should feel great and ready to conquer the day. Getting yourself in a morning routine will help you manage your time and leave you in a clear state of mind for the day ahead.
Set your alarm clock earlier and trade in a few minutes of sleep to start your day off on the right foot.
Start your day off right with meditation. It benefits your mind and body while also having a powerful effect on your health. Some benefits of meditation include increasing your self-awareness, rejuvenating you, helping with insomnia, improving concentration, reducing anxiety and lowering cholesterol.
Before you leave the house, take a multivitamin. It’s almost impossible to consume all of the nutrients your body needs on a daily basis. That’s why multivitamin supplements are extremely important. It’s a healthy way to consume the nutrients and reap the benefits of whole foods. WebMD explains, “vitamin and mineral supplements can help prevent deficiencies that can contribute to chronic conditions.”
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Get in the routine of setting an alarm before you go to bed. This will help you manage your time more efficiently. Plan your mornings from the time your alarm clock goes off to the time you walk out the door. Tip: Set your alarm to go off earlier so you never feel like you’re rushing out the door again. *See: 5 Ways to Prevent Procrastination
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We have all been guilty of doing this at some point or another. Checking your phone when you first wake up calls for distraction. You’re checking emails and responding to text messages when before you know it, you just lost valuable time and now you’re rushing to get ready and make it out the door on time.