How to start the morning: 10 recommendations

  1. 1. Wake up according to the “five-minute rule” There is an effective 5-minute wake-up system. Start your morning with positive emotions for first minute. Think about your beloved people, memorable events, and beautiful places. Second minute: take a deep breath to wake the body. Third minute: massage your temples, nape, earlobes and eyebrows to improve the blood flow to the brain. Fourth minute: rub your palms against each other; then gently rub your hands, feet, stomach, back. These actions improve blood circulation throughout the body. Fifth minute: you must calmly sit and drink a glass of water with lemon.
  1. 2. The main thing is motivation. In the evening, make a to-do list for the next day, and put it near the bed. Read this list after waking up, be glad that you have many good things today, and get up with a smile on your face.
  2. 3. Choose a nice melody for your alarm clock. Prefer ringtones with gradually increasing sound. They will help you wake up smoothly and meet the new day positively.
  3. 4. Take the alarm to another room. In the evening, take the alarm clock to a room where you will not sleep. To turn off the alarm in the morning, you have to get out of bed and go to that room. After that, try not to be tempted to go to bed again. This method will help to wake up on time.
  4. 5. Drink a glass of water immediately after waking up. In the evening, try to prepare a glass of water with lemon, put it next to the bed and drink it after waking up. This simple technique will help you normalize your water balance. Thus, stomach preparing to digestion of the food.
  5. 6. Your favorite music will help to have a good mood during the day. Create a playlist of songs that you like and change it every week.
  6. 7. Start the day with exercise. A short set of simple exercises will increase blood oxygen saturation and give you strength and energy. Choose exercises that do not require much effort. The main task is to stretch the muscles. It can be warm-up exercises or stretching. It is enough to perform a set of selected exercises for 10-15 minutes.
  7. 8. Take a shower. If after exercise, you still have some drowsiness, after taking a shower it will disappear. Also, this is a great way to improve skin tone and strengthen immunity.
  8. 9. Have breakfast. Omelet, granola, and oatmeal with fruits — any of these variants will help be full of energy.
  9. 10. Determine the most comfortable time for sleeping and waking up. Follow the system every day; do not knock down your daily cycle. Do not break the daily routine. If you had a sleepless night or worked a night shift, but today you need to stay energetic and active, you can use modafinil, such as Modavigil, Armod or Waklert.

But do not sleep long! Sleeping too long is not good for your health. The recommended duration of sleep varies from 7 to 8 hours. Although it is worth remembering that each organism is individual.