The way you start off your morning usually dictates the flow of the rest of your day.
Take a moment to reflect on your mornings.
Are you waiting ’til the last minute to get up? Rushing out the house? Skipping breakfast? Scrolling through social media?
If so, this article is for you. Having a solid morning routine is one of the keys to being successful, healthy and happy. Mornings are the best time to nourish your mind, body and soul.
Take some time to hydrate your body in the morning after a long night of rest. Drinking water aids the release of toxins in the body, improves digestion and gives you glowing skin. Yes, we know, drinking water can get boring after a while so here’s a quick tip.
Infuse slices of lemon, lime, cucumber and mint leaves to infuse into your water for a burst of fresh flavor.
Drinking herbal teas is another great way to start off your morning. With so many amazing health benefits, you can’t go wrong. Try a good green tea to start your day off on a calm note or try black tea to put a little pep in your step for those groggy mornings.
Begin each day with a series of stretches. An easy way to do this is by incorporating several sets of sun salutations into your morning routine. A few minutes of stretching in the morning helps muscles relax while increasing blood flow through my entire body. Benefits of stretching include cultivating a greater range of motion, reducing pain and risk of injury and improving balance, posture, performance.
“Let me see you do that yoga.”
Pray/Indulge in Gratitude
When we wake up a thousand things runs through our minds. What to wear? What we have to do? etc. Instead of letting your mind run rampant take a few minutes to pray and ask God for guidance, for Him to walk with you, talk through you.. Take this time to actually be thankful that you woke up this morning. A lot of times we take this amazing miracle for granted. Think about everything you can possibly be thankful for and fill your heart up with gratitude before you begin your day.
No more self doubt in the morning. As you are getting ready, affirm greatness into your life. Here are some positive affirmations to get you started:
I Am Abundant
I Am The Best Version Of Myself
I Am Filled With Joy
I Am Love
And it’s OK if you don’t fully believe these things YET. By simply saying these affirmations you are calling them into your life. Speak it into existence.
Listening to positive things in the morning will calm your soul and get you ready to conquer the day. Rather you’re listening to a sermon, jamming some uplifting music or listening to some meditative waves, make sure you are listening to something that makes you feel GOOD.
Leave the honey buns alone and indulge in a nutritious breakfast. Eating a healthy breakfast will give you the energy you need to get through a long day. Keeping you alert, focused and making healthy decisions all day long. Skipping breakfast leaves you tired, resulting in a lack luster mind.
There are so many healthy habits to pick up such as exercising, oil pulling, making a to do list etc. Pick the best habits to supplement your lifestyle.
GOOD MORNING ROYAL ONES