Not a morning person? Never fear! We’ve compiled 5 surefire ‘good morning’ habits to work into your everyday routine!
1) Start your day with a hot shower
Cleanse your body from the day before and jolt yourself awake with some warm water and suds! There’s no better way to shake the morning blues!
Hitting snooze one too many times? Pump your body with endorphins to ensure you’re starting your day off on the right foot! At least fit in a few basic stretches!
Nothing makes you jump out of bed quicker than your favourite upbeat jam! While you’re doing your morning routine, make sure it’s to an awesome soundtrack.
4) Hydrate yourself
A little H2O does the body good! It’s important to stay hydrated, so start your morning off with a cold glass of water. Additionally, swap your morning coffee for a cup of tea.
It’s only going to be a great day if you let it, so start your day off with a dose of positivity and just smile!
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Ever heard the saying “A little goes a long way”? When it comes to making others happy, this saying could not be more true. A simple act of kindness towards someone is remembered forever. You never know, you may lift their spirits on a bad day, or help them through a difficult time. However, the recipient is not the only person that will feel good from your kindness – you will as well! Going out of your way to do something nice for others will give you an instant boost of positive energy.
Happify posted a great article where they share Dr. Zak’s (a neuroeconomist and professor at Claremont Graduate University) favourite ways to make others happy, while also reaping the benefits yourself.
Here are his 5 tips:
- Ask “how can I be of service to you?” – you’ll discover an opportunity to help
- Maintain eye contact
- Stop pretending you’re the only person in the box – always say hello to everyone, including strangers!
- Comment on their emotions
- Expand your use of the ‘L’ word – let your close friends and colleagues know that you ‘love’ them (if you’re comfortable with it, of course!)
Have a friend that’s been lacking positive energy lately? Maybe it’s time you surprise them with a QRay bracelet! It may help to give them that boost of positivity that they’ve been looking for. We want to hear what you do to make others happy! Share your favourite ways with us on Facebook or Twitter.
We all need a little inspiration every now and then. Watching a TED talk is a great (and free!) way to learn from the life lessons of a wide range of experts. Thankfully, Greatist has already curated 22 of the best talks in the fields of fitness, health and happiness! Enjoy!
Do you have a favourite TED Talk? Share your thoughts with us below!