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Make Waking Up Feel Less Miserable

3 happy habits to practice each morning

Photograph by the author

Express gratitude every morning.

The problem starts with thinking about the to-do’s — a neverending list! Instead, say thank you for the things you have going for you now. Find 3–5 things you’re grateful for: a warm bed, birds singing outside, a pleasant conversation with a friend.



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