StopBeingBusy — 12 ways to beat the morning blues

Do you have trouble waking up in the morning?

Do you frequently over sleep and have to rush to make your daily appointments?

Becoming a morning person is all about changing your habits. Before you ask…… YES, going to bed at 2am every night is a bad habit!

Here are my top 12 tips to beat the morning blues — Enjoy

  1. Do what you love and what you are good at — Nobody enjoys getting out of bed for a horrible job!
  2. Get a minimum of 7 hours sleep — Lack of sleep = lack of productivity. Not cool!
  3. Position your alarm out of arms reach — You will have to get up to turn it off
  4. STOP HITTING THE SNOOZE BUTTON. Get up as soon as your alarm goes off — 5 extra minutes will not make a difference
  5. Change your annoying alarm sound — Annoying alarms are annoying for a reason!
  6. Plan an exercise routine for the morning — This can free up your evenings
  7. Have a shower
  8. Drink a glass of water — Dehydration causes you concentration levels to fall dramatically.
  9. Listen to your favourite music during breakfast — Dance along if you must
  10. Read your favourite blog or newspaper— Fuel for your daily conversations
  11. Walk part of your journey to work — If you plan ahead, a gentle stroll in the morning is a great way to start the day — Especially when it’s sunny
  12. Remember to smile — When you smile, happy juice is released into the blood stream — FACT!

Food for thought: If you are always late and rushing for work, you will be rushing for the majority of your life!

I hop this help you on be at your best all day everyday. If you’ve had battles with the snooze button, how do you overcome the morning blues?

Until next time,


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