6 Shameless Ways To Upgrade Your Mornings

Doing these things regularly affirms your worthiness.

Adriana Sim
Sep 15, 2020 · 8 min read

1. Purposefully sleep in.

If you don’t get the recommended 8 hours of shut-eye, give yourself the gift of replenishing your energy reserves, and either go to bed earlier or simply sleep in.

2. Have a Snuggle Fest.

Touch is our love language, even though it may have been lost and considered socially unacceptable over the years.

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3. Be selfishly unavailable.

The truth is that emergencies, even unfortunate ones, happen without you, and there’s nothing you can do about it. And most “urgent” calls outside of your work schedule can wait for a few hours.

4. Soak up the sun.

We’re creatures of habit, we stay indoors and like controlled environments, but we should be out in the elements for the better part of our day.

5. Invest time in yourself.

Life experiences and hardships shape us, but not aways into the person we want to become. We all need to continually grow and evolve, and what better way to do this than to purposefully invest time in ourselves.

6. Go out for a mindful walk.

I say we give ourselves the gift of walking again — simple, leisurely, undistracted walking.

Final Thoughts

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Adriana Sim

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Writer, blogger & freelancer | Orthodontist switching career paths and figuring life out through storytelling | Follow at https://linktr.ee/Adriana_Sim

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A community of storytellers documenting the journey to happiness & fulfillment. Join thousands of others making the climb on Medium.

Adriana Sim

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Writer, blogger & freelancer | Orthodontist switching career paths and figuring life out through storytelling | Follow at https://linktr.ee/Adriana_Sim

The Ascent

A community of storytellers documenting the journey to happiness & fulfillment. Join thousands of others making the climb on Medium.

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