The pace of your morning can have an enormous impact on the rest of the day. If 2013 will be the year of making your morning count, then each of these easy tips will help alleviate that dreaded a.m. struggle and allow you to rise and shine for real.
Stop the snooze: Hitting the snooze button over and over is only putting off an inevitable start. Those last 20 minutes won't help your quality of sleep but will instead take a toll on your morning. Rushing to throw yourself together, a skipped shower, or eating a subpar breakfast are simply not worth those extra few minutes in bed.
Take time to yourself: Whether it's a quick moment of silence, a calming cup of tea, or writing down your initial thoughts in a journal, take a little time to allow your body to get acclimated to the morning. Instead of feeling jolted to begin all your chores and obligations, just a few minutes of relaxing "me" time will help slow your speed.
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