Henry Ward Beech said, “The first hour of the morning is the rudder of the day.”
How apt. Your morning is a very essential part of your day and creating the right habits in the morning will start you off on the right foot.
Here are a few great habits That can help you start your day on the right note.
WAKE UP WITH GRATITUDE : No matter how bad the economy is, always wake up with a grateful heart. Be thankful for the gift of life. It’s always a privilege to see a new day.
PRAY /MEDITATE: when you wake up in the morning never forget to take a few minutes to meditate and give thanks to God who keeps you alive.
WAKE UP EARLY : early birds have been known to do much better in life than night owls. Some of the most successful people in the world are early birds. Research has shown that people who wake up early are more proactive. Also early birds have more time on their hands and are happier.
EAT BREAKFAST : your breakfast is the most important meal of the day, don’t skip it. Your brain needs fuel to function and that’s exactly what eating provides, it also helps your overall performance for the day. And if you think you loose weight by skipping breakfast, think again, you will only end up very hungry and end up overeating.
LISTEN TO INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC OR READ AN INSPIRATIONAL BOOK: starting your day with an inspirational song or an inspiring book is a great habit. It will help condition your mind positively and give you a great outlook for the day.
TAKE A GLASS OF LEMON WATER : squeezing lemon into a glass of warm water with a few drops of honey every morning is a habit you ought to develop, because it will help regulate your bowels in the morning. it also aids digestion.
PLAN YOUR DAY : they say if you fail to plan, you plan to fail, so make sure you have a clear cut definition of what you intend to achieve in a given day, and as much as it lies possibly within you, implement it.
SNACK ON WALNUTS : instead of snacking on pastries, or chips try to make a habit of eating walnuts. Walnuts are known as the king of nuts and they are incredibly healthy. They help flatten your stomach and leave you with a thinner waist line.
EXERCISE : but of course! Always take a few minutes in the morning to burn off the stored fat. A short bout of exercise just before breakfast is a great idea.