5 Things That Can Help You Kick Start Your Morning
Author: Reem Mahmoud
When you know you are going to be having a long day, you want to make sure you start it in the right way to be able to get the most out of it. Here are some things you can do to help your body be prepared for the day ahead.
Take a brisk walk.
Waking up early can sometimes be hard. When your alarm goes off all you can think of is that you really need those five more minutes of sleep to be able to get out of bed. A good way to start off your day the right way is to take a brisk walk in the morning fresh air. All you need to do is set your alarm 15 minutes earlier. Get up, get changed and get out the door. Even if your walk is just one lap around the block, it will get your blood circulation moving and give you a boost of energy to start your day with.
Have a healthy breakfast.
As we all know, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Many people wake up with little time to get ready for work or school that they skip breakfast and opt for coffee. Having a healthy breakfast in the morning won’t only give your body the energy that it needs to function, but it will also jump start your metabolism. If you’re not used to having breakfast, you can always start small. Grab a banana on your way out the door, or have a healthy smoothie waiting for you in the fridge. What’s important is that you start your day with all the healthy nutrition’s that your body needs to be able to function properly all day. Down the road, you will start to notice that having breakfast gives you more energy and helps you focus more on your everyday tasks.
Drinking a full glass of cold water first thing in the morning can give your body a fresh start. Water is an essential for our body, so it’s very important for us to give it the amount it needs everyday. Not drinking enough water can lead to dehydration, which can leave our bodies wilting just like a drooping flower. Dehydration can cause fatigue, sleepiness, very dry skin and sunken eyes, which all take away from the ability to carry out daily tasks efficiently. By drinking 8 cups of water a day, you will keep your body healthy and full of energy.
Waking up early can sometimes make you feel like your mind is awake, but your body is still asleep. A great way to wake it up is by stretching. Morning stretches can help wake up your muscles and get them ready for the day ahead. Stretching your muscles helps prevent muscle aches later in the day because your muscles are prepared. It can also help increase blood flow around the body.
Get a good night’s sleep.
The best way to kick start your day is to have a good night’s sleep. When you wake up in the morning having slept enough you will instantly feel good. It is very important for us to get the right amount of sleep every night, so our bodies are fully rested and ready to take on a new day. Lack of sleep can make us feel tired all day long because our bodies didn’t get enough energy.
These small and simple things can really help you start out your day in the right direction. Having a healthy body and mind are the most important things for a person to be able to take on the days as they come and get the most out of them. So, next time you wake up feeling a tired, try stretching your muscles for a few minutes, or go out for a jog and get your circulation going. You will instantly feel energized and ready to take on the day.
Author Bio: A young woman, aspiring to be a writer. Gaining experiences from the world around me, I like to write them down and share them so others can learn to.