Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen. -Wayne Huizenga
Here are the top 10 morning rituals that will lead to success:
I. Wake Up Early
Every morning you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams, or wake up and chase them. -Carmelo Anthony
Rise with the sun or earlier and get a jumpstart on your day.
Thousands have lived without love, not one without water. -W.H. Auden
Drinking warm lemon water first thing in the morning has many benefits such as hydrating and detoxifying your body, aiding with digestion, restoring pH, and boosting your immune system.
III. Make Your Bed
A clean home is a happy home. -Unknown
A clean and organized environment will make you feel better and help put you into the mindset to help conquer your day.
IV. Think Positive
It is not happy people who are thankful. It is thankful people who are happy. -Unknown
Practicing gratitude and affirmations each morning can help you set the tone of your day with positivity. To become the best version of yourself, think positive and believe in yourself.
The quieter you become, the more you can hear. – Ram Dass
Meditation has many benefits including reducing stress and anxiety, while increasing focus and productivity. It can help clear your mind to meet the challenges of your day.
VI. Eat a Healthy Breakfast
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. When you feed yourself what your body needs when it needs it, that’s love. So give your bod some TLC and sit down, and enjoy a good, substantial breakfast. -Kathy Freston
Fuel your body to energize your day. Green smoothies are a great option for those on the go.
Most people have no idea how good their body is designed to feel. – Kevin Trudeau
Get the blood flowing: stretch, run, do yoga, do anything you want. Just exercise regularly and notice the boost in energy you will have throughout the day.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. – Joseph Addison
Whether its reading the news, your favorite book, or just a book summary, making time to read is a successful habit to adopt.
Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart. -William Wordsworth
Journaling is a good way to reflect, keep track of your life, and organize your thoughts. Write down your goals and make them happen.
X. Plan Your Day
If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail. -Benjamin Franklin
Make the most of your day and plan it. Make a to-do-list and get things done.
To better mornings!
Interesting Morning Ritual Facts:
- Benjamin Franklin woke up at 5am everyday.
- Beethoven counted 60 coffee beans for his perfect cup of coffee to start the morning.
- Mark Twain would have a healthy breakfast and then tackle his biggest tasks first thing in the morning.
- Oprah starts her day with meditation.
- Steve Jobs used to wake up each morning and ask himself, “If today was the last day of my life, would I be happy with what I’m about to do today?
What are some of your favorite hard work quotes or facts? Thank you, and carpe omnia!