On any given day, your alarm clock goes off, and you scramble to get out of bed and start your day. There is so much to do every morning just for yourself. If you have a family at home with you, the responsibilities increase almost exponentially. Luckily, there are easy and realistic ways to get your morning started right to ensure a good day ahead.
Wear something special.
When you feel good in your clothing, you tend to feel better about yourself. One way to start your day on a positive note is to put on a deliciously soft and silky kimono robe while you are going about your morning rituals.
Right after you step out of the shower and go through the motions of drying off and applying your lotions and creams, you can slip into a beautiful robe that will lend a special feeling and elevate your mood. As you catch a glimpse of yourself in the mirror while getting ready, you will feel like you are in a high-end spa.
Doing a little thing, such as donning a silky kimono, is a personal nod to remember to take care of yourself every chance you get. You may not want to change into your work clothes when it is time to leave the house!
Give yourself time.
It can be so difficult to wake up on time every day consistently. When you allow yourself enough time to get ready without rushing and accomplish everything you need to do, you have a more relaxed and enjoyable day overall.
The first step you need to take is to go to bed at a reasonable time the night before. Adults should aim to get seven to nine hours of sleep each night. It stands to reason that when you get to bed on time and are well-rested, you will get up on time. And a wonderful byproduct of getting enough sleep is that you look and feel refreshed as well.
Prioritize food and hydration.
Even if you do not usually eat breakfast, you should reconsider your stance on this essential meal. Two of the biggest benefits are that you are not hungry as you begin your day and you maintain proper hydration. Both of these things are key to feeling your best, staving off the hangries, and keeping a sustained focus.
In addition to experiencing the health benefits of eating a good meal each morning, you should strive to make it enjoyable and tasty. Of course, you should pull a good repast together with water and your hot beverage of choice, if you partake. The act of making coffee or tea each morning is a relaxing ritual that can help you start your day on the right foot.
Watch this video to learn four ways to make your coffee even better.
Create the perfect morning mood by dressing the part in a sumptuous silk robe. Wear it while you start your day the right way with the gift of time you have given yourself, a healthy breakfast, and a warm mug of coffee.