Getting one’s day started can sometimes be hard to do. It’s one thing to get out of bed, but another thing to emotionally, mentally, and spiritually prepare yourself for the day that’s ahead of you. When times are tough, it can be especially hard to amp yourself up—but here are three productive actions that may help you start your day well.
A quick five or ten minute meditation is an excellent way to start your day. It’s the ultimate form of relaxation, and it’s a great way to focus on simply being present and one with yourself.
Another great activity to do after you wake up is to exercise. It may seem like the exact opposite thing you’re ready to do, especially given how tired you are—but it’s precisely this reason that it works. The amount of energy this can generate for the rest of your day is truly phenomenal.
Have Breakfast With Your Family
If you have a spouse or family, the best thing you can do in the morning is spend some time with them. Even if everyone’s in a rush, spending even five minutes eating breakfast with them can show them how important they are to you—and where your priorities lie.