Summer is a time for checking in and taking care of yourself. When it’s hot and humid, it can be hard to prioritize your health and stay comfortable all season. This summer, prioritize your health one step at a time by starting with a morning routine! If you start your day right, the rest of the day will feel great too. You can create a healthy morning routine to start this summer and carry into every season with these easy steps!
Your body works with an internal clock. That’s why it’s so important to be mindful of what time you’re getting things done. When you prioritize your sleep cycle, your body will thank you. Start by trying to go to bed and get up at the same time each day. Poor sleep impacts every part of your life, so getting the right amount on a set schedule will work wonders and have you feeling great. Make your bed your oasis! If you’re cozy and comfortable in your sleep space, you’ll fall asleep easier and make mornings better too. Stock up on bed sheets, comforters, pillows, and anything you need to create a perfect environment for a long, sound sleep. Once your sleep space is set up, you’ll feel the difference and wake up in the morning with ease. So set that alarm for the same time each morning! You’ll notice the benefits right away.
When you get up to brush your teeth, wash your face.Wake yourself up with a splash of cold water when you cleanse. Cold temperatures invigorate and boost your adrenaline to help you wake up without any coffee or caffeine. When you get up out of bed after a long night of sleep, get all the oils and dirt from the night off your face first thing. Your skin will look and feel great, and you’ll give yourself a natural boost of energy when you begin your day. Washing your face is a general life tip, it’s good to do it twice a day, every day. Make it an essential step in your morning and bedtime care. Your skin will thank you.
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and it’s true. Breakfast replenishes your natural glucose and energy levels that have waned while you sleep. Eating a morning meal actually makes you more alert, and you can feel the difference between starting your day on an empty stomach and stocking up your energy supply for the day. Plus, eating breakfast everyday actually boosts your metabolism and prevents weight gain. That’s right, eating this meal will help you keep unwanted weight off! Make sure your breakfast is balanced, like fruit with cereal, or avocado toast. Breakfast is all about protein, so whip yourself some eggs and fuel up for your busy day.
Working out in the morning is the best way to jump start your day. By starting your day with physical activity, you’ll set yourself up for the rest of the day, as exercise promotes health and improves brain activity. Morning exercise sets the tone for your day, and when you start with something healthy, you put yourself in a healthy mindset first thing. Put on your women’s activewear and make the most of your morning! It’s easier to make healthy choices once you’ve set a healthy baseline for yourself. Morning exercise will wake you up and leave you feeling rejuvenated and ready to face the day. Plus, exercising in the morning will help you sleep at night. You don’t have to do a marathon activity either—science shows that even 15 or 30 minutes of morning exercise is effective to boost your metabolism and keep you feeling great for the rest of the day!
Make your mornings your time. Whether it’s sitting down for a cup of coffee and ten minutes for yourself, meditating, yoga, going for a nice centering walk, or journaling, give yourself some time that is just for you. Prioritize yourself and your mental health! It’s not just about working out and getting physical exercise. It’s also about feeling the best that you can. Put on your women’s yoga pants and take a little time for your body and your mind. Be mindful of your patterns. Like a sleep cycle, your habits build up to affect your general well-being. By starting each day with some you time, you’ll be more in touch with your emotional health and better set to take on the challenges of the day. It might not seem that important when you’re running around and planning your busy schedule, but it really is crucial to your all-around health and well being.
Each day starts with a morning, and you are in control of what your morning entails. Take the agency to build a better, healthier morning routine. It’s all about waking up on the right side of the bed, literally and figuratively. With these easy steps, build a routine of healthy habits that prepares you for everything your day has to offer. Be true to your body and mind and give yourself the time and space to have a great day, everyday.