Killer morning, even if you’re not a morning person

Scrolling on instagram for an hour? Hastily drinking a cup of coffee? Or a killer morning? What is the first thing you do in the morning?

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Why a morning routine?

  • You have more peace
  • You have more energy
  • You are ahead of the rest
  • You have more time
  • You are happier
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Getting up early?

  • Set your goals before you go to sleep.
    Make sure you go to sleep with positive thoughts and prepare for the next day. Your last thought before you go to sleep is the first when you wake up. If you wake up with a negative thought like “Oh shit, I’ve only got 6 hours of sleep I’ll probably be tired tomorrow” you will wake up feeling bad and tired. However when you think of something nice before sleeping you will wake up and jump out of bed. Just think back to the old days when you went on vacation or a school trip, for example. You were full of enthusiasm right next to your bed anyway!
  • Move your alarm clock.
    This one speaks a little more for itself. Move your alarm clock away from your bed so you have to get out to turn it off. This will also energize you by getting your body moving!
  • Brush your teeth.
    By brushing your teeth you are performing a simple activity and giving your body time to wake up. So run straight to the bathroom and brush your teeth, also it helps to throw some (cold) water in your face.
  • Drink a full glass of water.
    It is important to hydrate yourself immediately in the morning. During the night you dehydrate which makes you feel tired in the morning. Often when people feel tired during the day it is because of dehydration. So always make sure that you hydrate yourself as soon as possible. For example, have a glass of water ready next to your bed in the evening.
  • Put on the right clothes immediately.
    Do you want to work out in the morning? Then immediately put on your sportswear. This ensures that you can take immediate action when you are ready to go and walk out the door.
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How do I start a morning routine?

  • The miracle morning
  • The 5am club
  • My morning routine
  • Silence. Beginning in silence with a meditation.
  • Affirmation. Saying affirmations to activate and develop your mindset.
  • Visualization. Visualizing what you want to achieve.
  • Exercise. Exercising to start your blood circulation.
  • Reading. Reading books about such things as self improvement
  • Scribing. Keeping a journal or diary. Can also be used for writing down your goals and motivations.

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