21 morning habits to do before breakfast to encourage happiness, health and productivity in to your...
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21 MORNING HABITS TO MAKE TIME FOR BEFORE BREAKFAST
ENCOURAGE HAPPINESS, HEALTH AND PRODUCTIVITY IN TO YOUR DAY
MIKE GARDNER – THE TIME DOCTOR
GET EVERY MORNING OFF TO A GREAT START
Your first actions set the tone for all the hours ahead of you. Welcome more
happiness, health, and productivity into your day with these simple habits.
MORNING HABITS TO PROMOTE HAPPINESS
PAUSE FOR MEDITATION. Take a moment to meditate even
before your feet hit the floor. Chant an inspiring phrase or focus on a
BREATHE DEEPLY. Abdominal breathing encourages
relaxation and peace. Inhale through your nose, and exhale fully.
BASK IN SUNLIGHT. Exposure to light stimulates our brains. Open a window or head
LIST YOUR BLESSINGS. Express thanks for the best things
in your life. Include your loved ones, talents, and experiences.
GIVE YOURSELF SOMETHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO
Lift your spirits by thinking about something you're going to enjoy
LISTEN TO UPBEAT MUSIC.
Put together a cheerful soundtrack. It could be classical, country, hip
hop, or any other kind of music you like.
SMILE. Studies show that people tend to
smile less as they age. Reverse the trend by beaming at yourself in the
GIVE TO OTHERS. Serving others is the most reliable
path to happiness. Pray for someone in need or plan a good
deed you can do today.www.thetimedoctor.co.uk
MORNING HABITS TO PROMOTE GOOD HEALTH
MOVE AROUND. Fight stiffness with a few minutes of aerobics and gentle stretching. Try sun salutations or walking in place.
DRINK WATER. Rehydrate before your morning cup of coffee. Keep some drinking water
on your nightstand.
PERFORM A SELF EXAMINATION
Showering is an ideal opportunity for self examinations for skin and
breast cancer. This may save your life.
DESIGN A SPA EXPERIENCE. Pamper yourself with luxury bath
products. Splash on an invigorating grapefruit scented bath gel, or treat the dry skin on your heels and elbows with a
MASSAGE YOUR SCALP. Rub your scalp while you shampoo.
Massages defuse stress and increase blood flow.
SPREAD YOUR TOES. Your feet are probably going to spend most of the day trapped inside shoes. While you're still
barefoot, wiggle your toes. It will increase your balance and help
MORNING HABITS TO PROMOTE PRODUCTIVITY
STRATEGIZE LIKE A BOSS. Plan your itinerary. You'll tackle your
tasks more efficiently and free up more time to devote to your
CHECK THE NEWS. Stay in touch with what's going on in the world. Watch the news, listen
to the radio, or buy a newspaper. Then, you'll have something more than just the weather to talk about
at the office.www.thetimedoctor.co.uk
READ SOMETHING ENRICHING.
Pick up a book of inspirational quotes or brush up on world history.
Learn something new every day.
COMPLETE ONE TASK.
Score an easy victory that will create momentum. Clean the
outside of your refrigerator door or pay your credit card bill.
REVIEW YOUR CALENDAR. Similarly, scan your appointments. Once you see how much free time you have, you can decide how to use it. You'll be able to focus on
projects that you can realistically manage.www.thetimedoctor.co.uk
CHECK MESSAGES. Look over emails, calls, and texts. You'll feel reassured knowing what you have to deal with. Take care of
any urgent business.www.thetimedoctor.co.uk
SKIP THE SNOOZE BUTTON. Streamline your morning by waking up only one time. You'll feel more alert and
less rushed. If you often have trouble getting up, go to bed an hour earlier.