Get every morning off to a great start. Your first actions set the tone for all the hours ahead of you. Welcome more happiness, health, and productivity into your day with these simple habits.
Morning Habits to Promote Happiness
Pause for meditation. 🧘Take a moment to meditate even before your feet hit the floor. Chant an inspiring phrase or focus on a meaningful image.
Breathe deeply. 😮💨Abdominal breathing encourages relaxation and peace. Inhale through your nose, and exhale fully.
Bask in sunlight.☀️ Exposure to light stimulates our brains. Open a window or head outside.
List your blessings.🧮 Express thanks for the best things in your life. Include your loved ones, talents, and experiences.
Give yourself something to look forward to. 🤗Lift your spirits by thinking about something you're going to enjoy later.
Listen to upbeat music. 🎶Put together a cheerful soundtrack. It could be classical, country, hip hop, or any other kind of music you like.
Smile.😁 Studies show that people tend to smile less as they age. Reverse the trend by beaming at yourself in the mirror.
Give to others.🎁 Serving others is the most reliable path to happiness. Pray for HAPPINESS someone in need or plan a good deed you can do today.
Morning Habits to Promote Good Health
Move around. 🚴♂️Fight stiffness with a few minutes of aerobics and gentle stretching. Try sun salutations or walking in place.
Drink water.🥤Rehydrate before your morning cup of coffee. Keep some drinking water on your nightstand.
Perform a self exam.🛀 Showering is an ideal opportunity for self exams for skin and breast cancer. This may save your life.
Design a spa experience. ♨️Pamper yourself with luxury bath products. Splash on an invigorating grapefruit scented bath gel, or treat the dry skin on your heels and elbows with a special lotion.
Massage your scalp.💆 Rub your scalp while you shampoo. Massages defuse stress and increase blood flow.
Spread your toes.👣Your feet are probably going to spend most of the day trapped inside shoes. While you're still barefoot, wiggle your toes. It will increase your balance and help your pos