- THEY GET UP.
That’s write it’s been show that most of the worlds most successful entrepreneurs are larks. They get up early and start their day before the world starts to function.
There’s something incredibly private about those hours before dawn, when not even the birds have stirred. It’s a reflective and solitary time that seems more peaceful and ideas tend to flow, focus is
- MOVE THEIR BODIES
Whether it’s a morning yoga session or just a few simple stretches. Getting your body moving first thing gets the blood pumping to the brain and all around your body. It creates a certain energy that sets you up for the day. Plus it means that your daily exercise is done and dusted before 9am. It’ll help wake up your body, and prep you for your day.
Connecting with your inner peace, the universe or what ever you choose to call it really has significance early in the morning. It clears any emotions left over from the night before and it clears your mind for a focused and calm day. Even if it’s just 5 or 10 minutes. Make time for meditation.
- EAT BREAKFAST
This one is so important, kick start your body with a glass of hot water with lemon. This will wake up your digestive system and cleanse out your liver too. Lemon is alkalising on the body even though it’s an acidic fruit. So it also balances your digestive Ph.
- GET OUTDOORS
There’s nothing more grounding than taking a step outside on a clear morning and breathing in the cool air. Get yourself in nature, even if it’s just your back garden. Take a deep breath and realise that the world has infinite potential for us all. Each day can be how you want it to be – it’s just a matter of perspective.
- THEY WRITE
What better time to write down your thoughts, dreams or to start that book. It’s peaceful, so you’re less likely to be disturbed. Research shows that the creative mind is an early riser and the editing mind lies in. So, creative writing might be easier to come by just after waking, as this is the time of day when the prefrontal cortex is most active.
A recent study of brain circuits found that creative activity is at it’s highest during and immediately after sleep.
- WORK ON LARGER GOALS OR PROJECTS
Do the hard stuff first. When you wake your mind is clear and doesn’t have the influence of the day attached. Make this the time to focus on your long-term goals and plans. Think BIG. And take one step towards your goals.