Starting your mornings with these healthy habits are guaranteed to make you feel happier and healthier this new year.
A strong morning routine sets you up for a productive day, achieving goals, feeling organized and doing all of this with confidence. Creating a morning routine it is about allowing yourself to begin your day with confidence, peace and a positive attitude and not about checking off boxes to your to-do list.
Are you ready to show up as your best-self everyday? Here’s 6 healthy morning rituals you can incorporate into your life for your best year yet.
Meditation lower our stress levels, we connect better, we improve our focus, and we’re kinder to ourselves. It’s free, you can do it in the comfort of your home. Just 10-15 minutes of meditation will put your mind at ease and help you find clarity for the day ahead.
Physical activity is a natural remedy for stress, boosting energy and improves focus and concentration. You don’t need to do a hardcore full body workout every single day, just get moving. Put your favorite music and dance to it, take a 15 minutes walk listening to your favorite podcast or you can bring a dog with you, do a little yoga or a pilates class! Moving your body in the morning not only wakes you up but get your endorphins pumping and feel more energized throughout the day.
Take a shower
Many of us shower in the morning although we often rush. Why not to take a few extra minutes and get into the right frame of mind? As you let the warm water rinse your body, close your eyes and give yourself a moment to clear your head and let go of any worries and just enjoy the warmth, Breathe deeply and controlled while enjoying the moment visualizing your day exactly as you want it to unfold.
Journal your gratitude
Imagine starting everyday feeling energized, ready to take on the world and always in a positive mood living closer to the best version of yourself. Spending 5 minutes writing 3 things you’re grateful for and 3 things that you want to achieve during the day.
Eat a healthy breakfast
A healthy meal in the morning can balance your blood sugar levels and give you the sustenance you need to handle physical and mental stress. It is important to never skip breakfast. Skipping your breakfast will leave you feeling weak both physically and mentally. Be sure to have plenty of protein and fruits.
Drink green tea
Sipping a warm cup of tea is so soothing and also will prepare you for the day ahead and feel nurtured, energized and also will help you to feel better as well. Green tea is loaded with antioxidants, so it’s a delicious and healthy lifestyle choice.