Friday, May 11, 2018

5 Tips to Make Mornings the Best Part of Your Day by Josie Riviera

Hi, everyone!
Even if you’re a night owl, (like me!), here’s five morning tips that will help you to feel refreshed and begin a productive day.

First: Head to bed earlier!
No need to check your phone one more time, or watch another episode of a TV show. All that social media can wait until the morning.

Second: Pair your morning coffee with a glass of water, which will keep you hydrated!
I aim for 8 glasses of water a day, and add fresh lemon to mine.

Third: Stretch, stretch, stretch!
Try yoga or work out to an exercise video on YouTube.
Don’t have time? Stretch your muscles by touching your toes and then reach for the ceiling. Remember to breathe slowly and gently.

Fourth: Get moving and burn calories!
Go for a walk, do some housework, or simply climb up and down a flight of stairs.

Fifth: Eat!
Make breakfast a nutritious beginning of your day. Try yogurt, or my morning favorite … oatmeal and fresh fruit.

How do you plan for a productive morning? Please share your comments below:

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  1. Josie, thanks for the tips on starting the day. I usually start my day out with coffee, breakfast, and then a walk.

  2. My day usually starts when my 4 yr old grandson flings open my bedroom door & jumps on my bed. “Wake up Grandma, it’s light out.”
    After I stagger out, get coffee, breakfast & morning meds, it’s on. Morning play time.

  3. Good pointers. Thanks for sharing.