6 Morning Habits You Must Avoid
Start writing a post

6 Morning Habits You Must Avoid

I know it is hard to start the day as successful people do with exercise and the perfect food and positive thoughts, but at least we can begin to avoid bad habits.

6 Morning Habits You Must Avoid

Mornings are hard because we must wake up and go to some places we may like or we may hate. Also, we must wake up at a specific time (I know it is healthy, but I love to stay in bed longer). My point is that nobody has problems or issues when they have to wake up on their vacations. I have an article about good practices for mornings, and this article is for those things we should avoid in our mornings.

1. Snoozing the alarm.


Viktor Hanacek

I have to admit I love to snooze my alarm a couple of times before I get out of the bed. I can't hear the alarm and be active. However, I have read many times that this is not good because our brain thinks we are going to keep sleeping; we may be in a deep sleep and we start the day stunned. With this behavior, we make our body and mind be confused.

2. Drinking coffee too early.


Yulia Chinato

We think we need to get caffeine as soon as we can, but the truth is our body is prepared to be active and awake in the mornings because of a hormone called cortisol. Cortisol helps us every morning, but if we drink caffeine too early, we overexcite our brain. The recommendation is not to drink coffee or tea after three hours. A good tip is to eat an apple. Apples have some chemicals which can be more potent than caffeine.

3. Stay in the darkness.


Peter Heeling

As soon as we get out of bed, we should open the curtains and turn on the lights because the body needs to know it is daytime. Staying in the dark only confuses the brain which liberated melatonin because of the lack of light.

4. Overeat for breakfast.


Viktor Hanacek

If you are the kind of person who wakes up hungry, you must be careful. Breakfast is important, really important, but we cannot abuse it. Having a balanced breakfast is ideal with 20 grams of protein and some carbohydrates. Overeating carbohydrates will make you eat more junk food during the day.

5. Check your cell phone.


Karolina Grabowska

We are social media and smartphone addicts; then, the first thing we do is to turn off the alarm and check our cell phone. Stop doing that. The phone can wait. Use these first minutes of the day to plan your day, to have positive thoughts and to remember the people you love. Of course, avoid checking your work-email; the last thing you need as soon as you wake up is to know all the appointments, mistakes, duties, deadlines and complaints of your work. By the daytime, you will have enough time to be stressed.

6. Waste time.


Peter Heeling

Actually, we should avoid wasting time every moment, but mornings are crucial. Being organized is the best decision; then, we should plan our outfits, breakfast and first activities of the day the night before. We need to work automatically in the morning. Just go through the point.

I know it is hard to start the day as successful people do with exercise, perfect food and positive thoughts, but at least we can begin to avoid bad habits.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.

- Since my late teens, I have had wavy, unruly hair that is susceptible to frizz from heat damage.

- I've made a conscious effort to try and eliminate heat styling products from my hair regimen in order to do less damage in the form of split ends and hair loss.

- When I first tried Tineco's MODA ONE Smart Ionic Hair Dryer, I was immediately amazed by how quickly it dried my thick strands and how straight/sleek my hair was with minimal work.

Up to my late teen years, my thick, soft, silky straight hair was the envy of nearly everyone I encountered. I totally took it for granted till my hair began to evolve into being more wavy and unruly with random patches of wavy and straight hair.

Keep Reading... Show less

"Schitt's Creek" has quickly become an absolute fan favorite in the US and Canada and their seven wins at the Emmy Awards last night proves just that.

Keep Reading... Show less

10 Ideas For A Cozy Date Night In When It's Just Too Chilly To Go Outside

Because sometimes you just need to be snuggled up with your boo.


Yup, like most things, summer must come to an end, but just because summer is ending doesn't mean date nights have to end with it. Sure, there will be no more water park trips or picnic dates for a while, but surely there are many more date night ideas you don't need a clear sky and 80+ degree day to make happen.

That's what this list is for. Below are 10 ideas for date nights inside so that while you're stoking the fire at home this fall and winter, you're also keeping the fire alive in your relationship.

Keep Reading... Show less
Politics and Activism

The Steelers Are Honoring Antwon Rose Jr., A Victim Of Police Brutality, For The 2020 Season

The Pittsburgh Steelers have united by wearing the name of a victim of police brutality, Antwon Rose Jr., for the 2020 NFL season.


NFL players are permitted to wear decals on their helmets this season in honor of victims of systemic racism. However, the Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to unite and all wear the same name on their helmets this season: Antwon Rose Jr.

Keep Reading... Show less

I will preach this until the day I'm in the ground, nudes are an essential.

They are just as essential as toilet paper is right now and they have more power than just being a photo that's hidden on your iPhone. Nudes aren't just a way to turn on the guy/girl you've been hanging out with, but they can elicit a feeling of confidence and pure sexuality.

Keep Reading... Show less

During the pandemic, I've found out so much about myself by being single. I've learned that self-care comes first, I don't have to worry about impressing anyone else with my cooking skills other than myself, and it's perfectly OK to date yourself. So, for my fellow singles, here are 11 at home solo-date ideas (that are COVID-19 friendly) you can partake in any time you want to, to rock the single life this fall.

Keep Reading... Show less

Just when we thought 2020 couldn't get any more unpredictable, we find out that Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at 87 of complications from pancreatic cancer.

Regardless of where you might stand politically, you can't deny that the was a very honorable woman, who has accomplished a lot in her lifetime. Writing majority opinions for many cases such as United States v. Virginia, and Olmstead v. L.C., she has paved the way for many women, showing that no matter what obstacles stand in your way, you can achieve your goals.

Keep Reading... Show less

These are just a few of my favorite responses! Please read and enjoy. This is probably some of the best advice you will read!

Keep Reading... Show less
Politics and Activism

Coronavirus, The Arizona State Legislature, And The 2020 Election

The Arizona State Legislature might shift its majority in the House and Senate come 2021.


Arizona State Senator Martín Quezada spoke today on legislative changes that may occur in 2021 due to the possibility of Arizona becoming a bipartisan state.

Keep Reading... Show less
Facebook Comments