The science is clear: a morning routine will help you become more energized, grounded and productive throughout the day. Here are four key ways to win at your mornings, starting with building a healthy routine that gets you out the door and ready to take on your day.
Wakeup routine: Set your alarm for the same time each day
Highly successful people agree: setting your alarm for the same time each day (even on weekends and days off) will make you more productive. A consistent morning wake-up will train your body to rise at the same time each day, boosting your alertness and productivity. Plus, getting out of those warm sheets at the same time each day will strengthen your willpower!
Morning routine: Find a morning ritual
Highly successful people find a morning ritual and stick with it. Even if it’s just taking five minutes to sip a cup of tea, a morning ritual will help to relax and ground you, so you’re ready for whatever your day brings. Try finding 5 minutes to meditate, jot down what you’re grateful for, catch up on the day’s news or even squeeze in a quick workout.
Grooming routine: Optimize your body care, starting in the shower
Did you know that the average person “wears” hundreds of chemicals on their body each day? The skin on your body covers a large surface area, so look for a clean body wash. basd body wash is made with organic ingredients and boasts a perfect “0” score on the Think Dirty App. It’s super hydrating thanks to its high aloe content—and it can be used as shampoo or shaving cream in a pinch. Plus, the invigorating mint scent will give you even more get up and go power to take on your day.
Breakfast routine: High performance breakfast
What takes 5 minutes to make, packs in several servings of fruits and veggies, quality protein and can be sipped anywhere? A protein smoothie like the Green Energy Smoothie will help balance your blood sugar and keep you feeling full. Plus, the protein provides raw materials needed for your body’s enzymes and neurotransmitters to function at their best. Find a protein that’s easy to digest and won’t weigh you down. fermented organic vegan proteins+ packs 20 grams of delicious plant-based protein that’s been fermented for easy absorption.