the morning hours sets the tone for your day. if your morning is spoiled then it affects you emotionally through out the day. so make sure you start your day on a positive note.
the best part of getting up 1-2 hours early in the morning is that it gives you the time to be with yourself. you can spend some quality time with your family. it also helps to plan your day well. an ideal morning schedule should nourish your body, mind and soul.
also read – why its important to get up early in morning
how to super charge your morning
1. get up early in the morning
when you get up early in morning then you have enough time to do things as well as to admire the freshness and beauty of the early morning hours. so make it a point to get up early in the morning. there is a old saying “early to bed and early to rise makes you healthy, wealthy and wise”. i don’t know how much it is true but it can definitely make you healthy, happy and a relaxed person.
also read – why i like to get up early in the morning
2. wake up with positivity.
when you wake up then have a positive attitude towards the life and for the day ahead. be grateful for all the positive things you have in life. thank god for giving you one more day to live. 5 minutes of laughter is equally beneficial to make you lighter, relaxed and more positive. so wake up with a positive and smiling face.
3. starting the day on a healthy note
a) physical exercise like brisk walking, jogging, yoga, pranayam are good for your health.
b) breathe lot of fresh air. take some sunlight. its best to practice yoga or pranayam in garden where there is lot of oxygen and trees. surya namaskar is one of the best yoga asana to practice in morning. many people also offer water from a copper pot (kalash) to sun god.
c) when you wake up then instead of drinking tea or coffee, go for one glass of warm water. it is very good for your health.
4. practice meditation
early morning hours are the best time to practice meditation. it not only makes you relaxed and centered but also gives you lot of clarity and discrimination to make your day to day decisions. after meditation session, you can plan your day to have maximum productivity.
5. read spiritual book or chant mantra
reading a spiritual book connects you to your higher self. many people resort to mantra chanting to feel the inner space of silence and blissfullness. try any spiritual activity which connects you to your soul or to the god.
6. do the activities mindfully
since you have enough time in morning, so why not do the things slowly and mindfully. why to be in a hurry and spoil the whole day. why not take your own sweet time and enjoy your mundane tasks.
7. eat healthy breakfast
a) never miss your breakfast. missing breakfast is not good for your health. if you skip breakfast then your body and mind cannot give its 100 percent. when you are young then you take your body for granted and often skip breakfast. but in long run it affects your physical health badly.
b) eat healthy food. it is also important to eat food with a relaxed mind. so don’t eat in hurry and chew your food well.
c) don’t watch TV or read books while eating food. why not just focus all your attention on food and enjoy it.
d) lastly don’t over eat. don’t drink water immediately after having breakfast.
when you make your morning hours relaxed, calm and healthy then over a period of time if shows in your health and mental well being.