How to Start Your Day Video
Start your day the right way, with these simple strategies.
Even dedicated, conscientious people struggle to "get going" in the mornings.
Research shows that biology determines whether you're a "lark" or an "owl."
If you're more of an owl than a lark, don't worry. Here are six simple strategies to put a morning spring in your step!
1. Wake Up at the Same Time Every Day
Are you constantly hitting the snooze button on your alarm? Help your body to fall into a natural sleep routine by setting a fixed wake-up time. You'll likely feel more energized and won't dread the sound of your alarm!
2. Eat Breakfast
If you're not a "morning person" then you may require more energy. A healthy breakfast can give your body the fuel it needs to get you through the day.
3. Invigorate Your Mind and Body
Whether it's going for an early run, walking to work, or listening to music, a great way to ditch morning grogginess is to get fresh air and stimulate your brain.
4. Ease Yourself Into Work
Give yourself time to get into a "work mindset." Simply making a hot drink or a To-Do List can be enough to kick your brain into gear.
5. Know Yourself
Make the most of your natural energy levels and plan your day accordingly. For example, if you don't hit your stride until the afternoon, save intensive tasks for later in the day.
6. Catch Up With Your Team
If you're struggling to stay energized, connect with your co-workers. Tuning into their energy can give you a much-needed boost!
Having a routine that works for you is essential. With the right strategies in place, you can turn even the most unwelcome mornings into a highly productive part of your day!
For more tips on How to Start Your Day, read the article that accompanies this video.