Waking up each morning with a smile and a positive attitude is something really healthy, and worthwhile. However, most people rarely wake up with the best attitude, and others wake powerless, tired, and with a negative mind-set to take on the challenges of the day.
These are 7 key habits, that you must take into account each morning to help you start the day perfectly.
1. Drinking Water
Drinking water, is one of the best we must habits we engage on a daily basis. Research has proven that drinking water in the morning, will help us to hydrate better during the day, accelerate the digestive system and metabolism as well as promote skin health.
It is recommended to drink a glass of water on an empty stomach, preferably with a little lemon juice.
2. Avoid Social Media
Sleeping with your cell phone next to you and getting up early to check the social media, read emails, and messages among others is something not recommended. This kind of habit can affect your productivity pending on what you stumble across on those platforms.
Therefore, avoid using your mobile devices for at least an hour after getting up, practicing such will make you feel happier, more focused, and with a clearer mentality.
3. Be Positive
Preparing a positive scenario for the day is key to being happy and motivated. For example, you can think and plan to do something special in your free time, and always work to fulfill it as you have planned.
Going out for a moment to the garden or to the street, should be a good habit to start the day better.
4. Exercise Lightly
It is not necessary to comply with a strict training routine every morning, but moving the body a little and exercising is a good habit that helps improve blood circulation, speeds up the metabolism and awakens our body for the rest of the day’s activities.
You can walk, run or do some cycling or better still, you can dance to your favorite music but keep in mind that the music should be positive, cheerful and not with negative messages.
5. Take A Bath
It is important bathe on a daily basis to appear fresh and reduce unpleasant body odors.
Bathing daily after an exercise provides psychological and physical benefits; it drastically inhibit the spread of bacteria and improves confidence .
6. Eat A Healthy Breakfast
To start the day there is nothing more important than a good breakfast that includes protein, antioxidants, a small portion of fat and cereals. For example, you can eat eggs, fruits, yogurt, and oats among others.
7. Affirm Positive Phrases
Having a positive mindset, is the key to stand out in all the activities we do. One of the best exercises we can do each morning is to stand in front of the mirror and say phrases like:
“I am a winner and not a loser”
“I radiate confidence and beauty”
“I have the skills and the attitude to take on all the challenges of the day”
“I will not allow negative people to influence me”
“No matter the circumstance I will remain positive”
Taking into account all these healthy habits every day, will make you feel alive, full of energy and with the best disposition to start the day. Apply each of these tips and start to notice how your day changes for the better because our reaction is something we transmit to others.