10 Ways To Brighten Up Your Day If You're Not A Morning Person
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10 Ways To Brighten Up Your Day Especially When The Snooze Button Sounds Like A Great Idea

You can do it, sleepy head.

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1. Give yourself ten minutes to sit down and enjoy your coffee.

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Just ten! It will allow you to relax before you take on your day.

2. Wake up and journal

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Routine is always good, and it's something to look forward to. Reflecting is a great stress reliever especially when you run a busy lifestyle.

3. Take your pooch for a walk!

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If you have a dog, let that be your morning "thing." It'll make you feel good, and you'll get some exercise in.

4. Give yourself enough time to watch one episode of your favorite show.

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As opposed to watching tv right before you go to bed, allow yourself to have something to look forward to in the morning.

5. Prioritize your breakfast food.

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Buy your favorite foods for breakfast time! Whether it be your favorite smoothie ingredients, eggs and bacon, and or even cereal, it's important to fuel yourself in the morning- so why not stock up on your favorites?

6. Find a morning buddy.

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Whether it be your roommate or your neighbor, go for a quick jog or a walk around town to help you wake up. Or have a weekly breakfast date! Having a partner will keep you motivated.

7. DON'T set tons of alarms.

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You will only become irritated by the sound and hit snooze. Better yet- place your alarm clock far enough away from you so you must physically get out of bed to turn it off.

8. Shower in the am.

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It sounds silly, but a morning shower, as opposed to a night time shower, will help you get moving. It forces you to wake up a little earlier to give yourself enough time to get ready.

9. Make a morning playlist.

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It's easy- pick a bunch of songs that help you get pumped up and listen to them in the morning. Music is therapeutic; it's bound to get you movin' in the am.

10. Make a to-do list.

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You'll never regret making a list of goals, or to-do's in the morning. It will help you prioritize your tasks and get things done.

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