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Morning Routine​

Updated: Aug 6, 2022

It often seems like there’s no time to get anything done in the morning. Whether you have an 8 a.m. class or you don’t have to get up until noon, it’s important to have a daily morning routine to prepare you for a positive and productive day. In the morning, it’s easy to fall into a social media trap. Checking your social media as soon as you wake up in the morning can become a time-consuming habit. There is a healthier way to include your phone habits in your morning routine. According to Bustle’s article 7 habits that are Healthier in the Morning, playing a relaxing game instead of hitting the snooze button can aid in telling your brain to wake up in the morning.

Lemon Water in a Glass
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After you’re fully awake, the first thing you should do is drink a glass of water. Drinking a glass of water first thing in the morning jump starts your metabolism, flushes out toxins, and helps you eat less throughout the day. A cup of citrus tea, like this Citrus Lavender by Teavana, can be a great substitute for a glass of water in the morning​ but make sure to leave out the sugar. While you’re rehydrating, visit your favorite meditation app or video and take around 5 minutes to mentally prepare for your day.

When you’re​​ finally ready to leave the comfort of your bed, there a few products which can help you get started for the rest of your day.

  • This Morning Burst Facial Cleanser by Clean & Clear is the perfect morning cleanser. The citrus scent and vitamin C beads invigorate your tired skin, making you feel energized and awake and brightening​ your skin.

De-puffing Eye Gel by Brandless
  • If you still see tired circles or bags under your eyes this Depuffing Eye Gel by Brandless is the perfect product to add to your morning routine. With ingredients like green tea and caffeine, this gel rehydrates and firms the delicate​ skin under your eyes.

  • One of my favorite things to do while going through my morning routine is to light a candle.  This Sandalwood and Green Citrus candle is the perfect scent to wake up to in the morning.  The sparkling lemon and green tea scent is energizing and calming all at once, leaving you in the perfect mood to start your day.

  • If you have a little extra time in your morning routine, a face mask can be the perfect addition to wake you up and leave your skin feeling hydrated and refreshed all day.  This Peach Slices, Thyme, and Morning Calm Flower sheet mask is hydrating a refreshing.  The sheet masks application makes the process quick and easy, leaving you more time for the rest of your morning routine.

You may not have time to complete your full morning routine each morning, but creating a routine and trying your best to stick to it can make your mornings more organized giving you a postive and easy start to your day.  If you need more ideas on how to create a helpful morning routine check out some “morning routine” videos on Youtube.


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