25 Healthy Morning Habits You Need To Try ASAP
Having a healthier (read: better) morning doesn’t have to mean preparing a gourmet breakfast or going through a 75-minute yoga sequence. There are actually tons of easy, little things you can do to start your day off right. Try these 25, all of which take less than 30 seconds to do.
1. Don’t hit snooze
Keep your phone across the room to cut down on temptation.
2. Stretch in bed
Man, that feels good.
3. Open your blinds
Let the sunshine in.
4. Take a multivitamin
Better yet, a vitamin pack personalized to your health needs.
5. End your shower with cold water
We promise, it’s healthy.
6. Drink a glass of water
Here’s the catch: before your first coffee.
7. Make some coffee
Because you’re human.
8. Turn your phone on airplane mode
Your emails will still be there in an hour.
9. Light A Candle
Mmm, smells like the ocean.
10. Say a positive affirmation
There is no inspirational quote too corny.
11. Use a tongue scraper
Like this one, after brushing your teeth. No bad breath for you.
12. Sniff a lemon
Haven't you heard? It's better than Xanax.
13. Water your plants
Having them around might make you live longer.
14. Make a to-do list
Now you’re one step closer to to-done.
15. Put on sunscreen
Just do it.
16. Drink Another glass of water
Hydration nation up in here.
17. Tell yourself you look good
Cheesy? Sure. Effective? Oh yeah.
18. Decide what to eat for breakfast
Hmm…oatmeal or eggs?
19. Blast your favorite song
Mini dance party optional but recommended.
20. Make your bed
You’ll feel so much better later.
21. Take some deep breaths
We feel more centered already.
23. Do a 30-second tidy of your room
So fresh, so clean.
24. Say good morning to your kids, pets or partner
Or, if you live alone, shout it to the universe.
Don’t worry. You’re gonna rock it today.