I am for sure a morning person – that is when I have the most enthusiasm and energy! I really look forward to a new day and waking up to a fresh start with coffee. Having my healthy morning routine helps me feel productive and energized for the day!
Not every day is perfect, but here is the healthy morning routine that I always try to follow.
My healthy morning routine!
First things first, coffee. I literally can’t do anything without it! I like to start he day with a quick walk to Starbucks or by making coffee at home.
Make the bed
Making the bed makes me feel productive and like I already got something done – plus it always feels better to crawl in to a made bed at night.
Change into workout clothes
The next thing I always try to do is get out of my pajamas and change into my workout clothes to get going!
Catch up & check calendar
Catch up on e-mails / social media and check calendar for the day.
I’m not always in a good mood, but I do try to have a positive outlook! Thinking “I get to go run” or “I’m thankful for my job, health and family” are great ways to show gratitude and snap out of a bad mood. Being positive first thing in the morning can help set you up for a better day.
I work out to feel good! It is my therapy session and I have more energy throughout the day if I start by being active. My favorite ways to be active are running, walking, lifting weights or Peloton classes. Getting my activity in first thing also helps make sure I don’t cancel as other things come up later in the day.
Have a healthy breakfast
I HAVE to have breakfast. I like to eat right before or after my workout a few hours after waking up and having coffee! This is when I get hungry. A few of my go-tos are a green smoothie, a Perfect Bar or eggs with fruit and avocado. Eating a protein filled healthy breakfast helps set you up for a more productive day!
These pretty Juliska coffee mugs are a gift from our wedding registry! One side says Love in cursive and the other has a heart – so cute!