Practical tips for an effective morning routine
As much as you may dread the sound of your alarm clock each morning, nothing’s worse than chaos as you begin your day. When it comes to starting your day you want the safety of a routine that prevents your morning from crashing into mayhem. Even better, an effective morning routine generates momentum that will carry you throughout the day. With that in mind, here are several tips you can put into practice, several which I use myself.
Decrease your decisions. The fewer choices you have to make each morning the less stress you will feel. Many, myself included, eat the same breakfast each and every workday morning. Check your wardrobe and layout your clothes for the next day. Pack your briefcase or tote the night before. To avoid forgetting anything I’ve often put my car keys with my briefcase near the front door.
Get moving. Morning exercise is a great way to prepare your brain to learn and process information throughout the day. If you’re not a fan of exercise you could stretch instead. Find a good…