What is it that we do first thing in the morning? We grab our phones and begin rolling through emails and texts as if we didn’t already have enough screen time. But, have you ever stopped and asked yourself if this was a good thing for your health? Probably not. But it has become such a normalized part of our lives that we don’t even realize what we are doing is harmful to our health. No surprise that we feel tired, and overwhelmed all the time. Therefore, a good way of energizing our day is having a healthy morning routine.
Why Do You Need a Morning Routine?
Starting your day with a positive mindset is what a healthy morning routine provides you. And this is not adding more checks to a to-do list, is about investing wisely your time, especially the first minutes of your day. A morning routine will provide you with healthy habits to practice every day as soon as you wake up so that you can start your day with calmness and a constructive perspective.
4 Benefits of a Good Morning Routine
Clinical psychologist, Rebekah Tennyson affirms “Paying attention to your mood in the morning can have lasting impacts on the rest of your day.” Let’s see the benefits that a good morning routine can bring to your daily life.
1. Boost Your Energy Levels
A healthy morning routine is like an energy booster that can upsurge your energy levels, particularly when you don’t have spare time to relax, and instead, you end up investing all your energy and time into your packed schedule of the day. Try exercise or meditation in the mornings and see the results for yourself.
2. Lower Stress
Stress has become a new norm in our daily lives, and avoiding it seems a work itself. Stress usually arises when you constantly get worked up about the next step or are overwhelmed by the current circumstances in your life. But with a healthy morning routine, you will be able to reduce your stress levels and have a sagacity of self-assurance to uphold your emotional health and be much stronger and calmer in times of stress.
3. Increase Your Productivity
Starting your day by doing something that brings calm and joy to your life is what a morning routine is about. Rather than staring at your phone first thing in the morning, try doing something more productive like a morning stroll in the park, visualizing your day, or meditation, you’ll feel more focused and able to tend to your tasks more attentively.
4. Feel In Control
Even though a morning routine only takes a small part of your day it can help you reclaim control of the rest of your day. Rather than feeling rushed and controlled by your daily commitments, you will feel empowered.
How to Start a Morning Routine
- Get a good night’s sleep so that you can wake up early in the morning.
- Keep yourself hydrated by drinking a glass of water when you wake up.
- Take morning walks, work out, and meditate.
- Spend minimum time on your phone.
- And have a healthy breakfast before going to work.
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