Do you know that how you start your day is of huge importance for your health? There are some habits that can make you feel better for the rest of your day and they will affect positively your wellbeing. The following are 10 of these habits that we strongly recommend you to start practicing.
Wake up on time
The worst habit ever is snooze. It only makes you feel stressed, since you get up late and you are in a rush to do all your morning duties. Believe me that these extra 10 minutes of sleep are not worth it. According to some other studies besides stress, anxiety and recklessness are also common for people who practice this habit. You should also find the perfect alarm that will wake you up instantly. Think about whether you are getting up more easily on energetic ringing or more continuous alarm. Luckily there are many different applications so you can make a perfect choice of your alarm.
Drink a cup of lemon water
Lemon water will cleanse your body from toxins and balance the pH levels. But these are not the only benefits that you will get it will improve your digestion, reduce the food carvings during the day and what is most important it will boost your energy.
Good night of sleep doesn’t mean that in the morning you will feel ready to start the day. During the night we change positions and it can stiffen the body slow down our lymph system and stall it. Stretching in the morning will loosen all the muscles in the body and activate the organism. This habit will make you feel less stressed and more relaxed during the day. You should starch all the parts of your body starting from the neck, shoulders, chest back, quads, hamstrings and calves.
Set Your Internal Clock
We all have internal clock in accordance with the place where we live, that tells us when it`s time to wake up. In some cases this clock may not be precise and this doesn’t mean that you are lethargic. According to Fitness.com on Harvard Medical School the bodies of the individuals who need more sleep than 9 hours crate more melatonin than the bodies of those who need less sleep than 9 hours. This is what makes them different. If you are one of them you can consult your doctor and ask him whether supplementing your body with melatonin is a good option.
Do Your Workouts in the Morning
Exercising is good in any part of the day, but it would be best if you do it in the morning. This will increase your blood flow and make you feel alert and energized. Start exercising every morning at least for 15 minutes and you will soon notice the huge difference that it will make to your body.
Dress like You Mean It
Many studies have confirmed that what you are wearing plays a big role in the way of how you feel. Don’t think about what others think just put on the clothes in which you feel comfortable and confident.
Eat an Iron-packed Breakfast
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Consuming breakfast that lacks iron will make you feel less energized. According to Time.com iron deficiency in the body makes us feel lazy and reduces the oxygen delivery in the body. Out of this reason we recommend you to eat foods reach with iron in the morning. Some of these foods are green leafy vegetables, beans, peanut butter and eggs. Also it is good to consume vitamin C since it increases the absorption of iron and for this purpose you can drink orange or lemon juice.
Read in Bed
If you want to have a restful night you should keep all the technology away from your body and you shouldn’t use these devices right before going to bed. Instead of this you can read classic book which will make you fall asleep quickly and have a restful night. However according to telegraph.co.uk, using technology in the morning is not bed and you can still use them to read the news in the morning and check out your massages
Don’t Sleep in on Weekends
Don’t oversleep Saturday and Sunday, instead be active on these days too. You have been waiting for these days to come for a whole week so do something interesting then.
Calm Down and Meditate
There is nothing better than clear mind that will help you finish the work quickly and easily. Meditation will take you only five minutes in the morning and the results will be present the whole day. Sit down in your favorite spot in your home and just listen some relaxing music while you are focusing on your breathing.