Five Things You Should Be Doing Every Morning

2 April, 2013 at 07:13 | Posted in Body & Mind | Leave a comment
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By Nick Livermore

We all hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but what you should be thinking is this: the beginning of your day sets the tempo for the next 24 hours. With that in mind, we identify five ways to get up and get your day going on the right note.

Don’t Snooze

Yes, it is hard. But don’t hit that snooze button. Your body will never really return to that deep, restful state unless you have another hour to spare. The good news? It gets easier with time. The first three days are the hardest, and then you will start to find that you really do enjoy having a few minutes to spare.

Get Hydrated

Drinking a glass of water should be the first thing you do. Not only do our bodies become dehydrated over night, but a glass of water will help your metabolism get going.

Eat Breakfast

Eating a solid breakfast is just about the best way to set the tempo for the rest of your day. Healthy foods are proven to help your brain operate more efficiently and lessen the chance of eating unhealthy foods throughout the remainder of the day.

The beginning of your day sets the tempo for the next 24 hours.

Dress Well

What does this have to do with health and the body, you may ask. Everything, I say! Because when we look good, we feel better about ourselves. Dressing well also constitutes grooming well, don’t forget.

Me Time

Taking five minutes (90 seconds will even do the trick) to think about the day that lies ahead will help you to accomplish what is demanded of you. Conjure the following:
— What you aim to accomplish today
— What you are thankful for
— One good deed you can carry out today

That’s it. If you begin your morning this way, you are destined for a great day!

Eco18 is a collective of creative-writing individuals from different backgrounds with a common goal—to live a healthier, more natural lifestyle. Their combined expertise, humor, and opinions explore green and sustainable in a practical, fun way.

via Five Things You Should Be Doing Every Morning | Environment & Health | Health | Epoch Times


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