Top 9 Ways to Create a Perfect Morning Routine For the New Year Continued
Written by Dr. Sean Medlin and Dr. Krystal Czegus / Updated on January 17, 2018 / 0 comments
Lets Pick back up this week on the top 9 ways to create a perfect morning routine and we will start with number 6:
6. Banish the Snooze button.
Look, we get it. Your bed is warm and comfortable and cozy, and five extra minutes would be so nice. Still, the snooze button is not your friend. When your alarm goes off, it interrupts the REM cycle, and the repeated intrusions every 10 minutes only ensure that your body’s natural rhythm is off.
Set your alarm for when you need to get out of bed and resist the urge for a few extra minutes. It’s tough, but it’s better in the long run.
7. Wake up with pleasantness.
A loud buzzing sound isn’t going to help you get up on the right side of the bed, so to speak. Instead, set an alarm that wakes you up to music or a pleasant noise. This will rouse you from sleep in a more gentle, relaxed way. It will make the idea of an impending alarm less dreadful.
8. Drink Water.
That dry mouth feeling you get in the morning is just the tip of the iceberg, so to say. The rest of your body also is dehydrated after a night of sleep. Starting your day with a glass of water is a refreshing wake-up call for your muscles and organs.
9. Get in a positive mindset.
Attitude is intangible, but it’s also invaluable. Having a positive outlook can make all the difference in your day, especially in the morning. Saying a positive affirmation — even something simple like, “”I can take on this day”” — or making a list of three things you’re thankful for each morning will have you beginning each day on a high note and setting the tone for whatever follows.
Thank you for tuning in this week and we hope that you have put a morning routine in place that will propel you into a successful 2018! Next week we will shine our team member spotlight on Dr. Sean to see what his morning routine consist of and what advice he has for you. Please leave any comments or feedback below if we left anything out and how you are doing with your perfect morning routine.
Yours in Health,
Team at CCC