Starting your mornings the right way is the most important thing in a healthy lifestyle; also having a good day in general. If you eat a good breakfast, you will not tend to overeat later in the night. It is important to eat a power breakfast that will keep you full for a long time. In addition, it will give you the proper macronutrients that your body needs. But it is also important that you feed your mind with positive energy in the mornings too. Here are several tips that can make you start your mornings the right way for your body, mind, and soul.
1. Eat a Good Breakfast
Good breakfast is the foundation of a healthy diet. Choose a breakfast that will keep you full for a longer period of time and is high in protein. Good choices are acai/smoothie bowls, smoothies, scrambled eggs and whole grains toast with nut butter.
2. Start Your Day With A Positive Affirmation
This might sound a little bit cheesy but it is actually really powerful. When you start your mornings with a positive affirmation and good mood, most likely your whole day will be good as well. Music also is another very good stimulant for the mind. Turn up your favorite music in the morning while you get ready, it will put you in a good mood for sure.
3. Warm Water With Lemon
Warm water with lemon is the best in the morning. It kicks starts your metabolism, cleanses your colon and balances your body natural pH. Take one cup of warm water(never boiling) and add the juice of half squeezed lemon.If you want a touch of sweetness, add a little bit of raw honey or agave syrup.
4. Morning Ritual
Always have a morning ritual when you wake up that will set your start of the day and will put you in a positive mood for the rest of the day. It might be preparing your favorite breakfast, making your coffee or taking an extra long shower. Whatever makes you happy do it first thing in the morning before you start with your daily responsibilities. It will make your morning enjoyable and you will be more motivated to work afterward. It is proven that people who are having a good attitude in the morning are much more productive than people who are grumpy and lifeless.