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Morning Routine

Why I Wake Up At 5:30 AM Every Morning (And Why You Should, Too)

Laura Mabille | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Mabille

I can only encourage you to give yourself the opportunity of starting every day, not by being late and stressed out, but by taking care of yourself, getting your fill of motivation, and feeling determined to make the most of every minute.

24 Ways To Have The Best 24 Hours Ever

Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living

From Manic Monday to Twisted Tuesday to Wacky Wednesday, it seems like there’s no escaping the chaos of a whirlwind work week. By the time we finall...

Why You Should Be A Morning Person

Andrew Merle | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrew Merle

Of course it is awfully hard to get out of bed, but that's exactly why early risers have the competitive advantage over everyone else. They tackle the day while others hit the snooze button. Here are just a few examples of ultra-successful early risers.

14 Hacks To Help You Have The Best Morning Ever

Misty Sansom | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Misty Sansom

Imagine if your mornings were quiet, relaxed and thoughtful. Imagine starting your day feeling focused, energized, ready, and with a clear idea of what you want to accomplish.

Stop This Habit Today

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 06.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

Begin your day with an intellectual mise-en-scene. Plan ahead. Prioritize your list. Above all, put your smartphone away when you are with the people you love. They are your priority, not other people's Instagram feeds.

10 Morning Habits of Well-Balanced People

Posted 06.22.2015 | Parents

Mornings are hard for everyone. Whatever to-do lists we finished yesterday are instantly forgotten, and new ones begin to pile up -- fast. To help...

The Morning Ritual of a Boss From Hell

Marguerite Orane | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Marguerite Orane

Does this sound like your morning? If so, you may want to think about whether you could be a BFH.

7 Shortcuts To Save You Time In The Morning

PureWow | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
PureWow

We won't sugarcoat it: Mornings are hard. Between making coffee, applying makeup and remembering to pack a lunch, there's a lot going on. But what if we told you that a slight rejiggering of your routine could transform those first few hours? Read on for seven simple shortcuts.

8 Ways to Achieve More by Working Less

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

Strategic slacking has enabled me to dramatically increase both the quality of my work and the amount I get done in a given day. It increases productivity because we don't think or work or create at the same rate throughout the day.

How To Get Your Family Out The Door In The Morning In 73 Easy Steps

Ali Wilkinson | Posted 05.13.2015 | Parents
Ali Wilkinson

Step 54. Clean up three pounds of cereal from the floor. Wish for a dog. Step 55. Explain that you don't care if they think they washed their hands, they are still completely covered with Nutella and they need to do it again. Step 56. Go find your shoes rather than hear screaming at close distance.

7 Reasons To Include An Orgasm In Your Morning Routine

Kit Murray Maloney | Posted 05.07.2015 | Women
Kit Murray Maloney

If you're ready to change things up in the morning and start your day feeling satisfied, I recommend checking out these seven reasons why starting your day with an orgasm needs to make it into your morning routine.

We're Both Still Growing Up

Jeff Bogle | Posted 05.04.2015 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

It dawned on me, on this Tuesday, that we're both still growing up. That we never stop growing up, not really, whether we're 7, 11, 36, 39, or any number before, in between, or after.

10 Ways To Guarantee You Get Up For That A.M. Workout

SELF | Posted 05.01.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

While you may be tempted to sleep in, there are ways to make sure you get moving before you have time to come up with an excuse not to. Here, 10 of the best from some of the country's top trainers.

5 Words We All Deserve To Hear In The Morning

Kim Simon | Posted 05.31.2015 | Parents
Kim Simon

Every morning, we are out of time. Out of patience. Out of motivational ideas worthy of the pages of glossy parenting magazines. I don't have a bike to throw, but I'd toss my cup of coffee at something if I didn't need it so much.

The Habit Ladder: How To Make A New Routine Stick

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler Tervooren

If you're working to cement new habits but having a hard time, it could have less to do with the habits themselves and more to do with how they're arranged. Try looking at each from a perspective of the habit loop -- cue, routine, reward -- and find opportunities to rearrange them so the reward -- or tangential result -- from one helps to create the cue for the next.

My 1 Hour and 48 Minute Morning Routine

Susie Orman Schnall | Posted 05.12.2015 | Women
Susie Orman Schnall

I'll admit, though, from time to time I've worried that like many things I should be doing differently -- work-life balance, downward dogs, leaning -- I may be doing morning wrong, not living up to my Morning Potential. Am I really supposed to do all of the morning steps those articles recommend? In the same morning?

The Best Way To Spend The First 10 Minutes Of Your Workday

| Murray Newlands | Posted 03.11.2015 | Small Business

How you deal with the initial 10 minutes of the workday largely can determine how effective and productive you will be the remainder of the day. Be...

8 Women Tech Leaders Reveal Their Monday Morning Rituals

| John Brandon | Posted 03.09.2015 | Small Business

I want to start this story with an apology. Recently, I profiled several leaders in techwho explained what they do every Monday morning to start their...

The Link Between Personal Development and Professional Success

John Bowen | Posted 05.04.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

Elrod decided the best route to success was not to try one or two of these strategies, but to commit to all of them. To that end, he created his Life S.A.V.E.R.S. system -- a model that frames six key components of development in digestible pieces that help entrepreneurs get, and stay, on track:

6 Surprising Ways Your Home Is Making You Late

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 02.12.2015 | HuffPost Home

Some people just aren't built for the mornings. Despite promises to change for the better, their earliest hours are often races against the clocks. If...

5 Ways to Start Your Morning With Confidence and Style

Crystal Cave | Posted 04.05.2015 | Women
Crystal Cave

Inspired at how my daily routine that has increased the productivity of my clients' and myself, I've put together five ways to help you start your morning with style and confidence everyday.

The Morning Routines of 13 Ambitious Millennial Women

Rhonesha Byng | Posted 03.17.2015 | Women
Rhonesha Byng

First off, can I be honest? The concept of having a put together "morning routine" is great and all but when you're hustling, grinding and you're not the boss, mornings typically aren't easy. In truth, most of us are barely making it out of the door.

A Stranger Woke Me Up Today... And It Was Awesome.

Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Suzy Strutner

New to the app store, Wakie lets strangers wake up strangers all around the globe. Plug your phone number and desired wakeup time into the app, fall asleep, and you'll get a phone call (from anyone, anywhere on the planet!) when it's time to rise.

The Quiet Beauty Of Getting Ready Every Morning

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 10.24.2014 | Style

I usually spend my mornings rushing -- rushing through breakfast, making the day's lunch -- and it's all because of my annoying habit of not waking up...

Morning Monster Mommy!

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 12.14.2014 | Parents
Devishobha Ramanan

For an instant, my mind flashes visions of those naïve bygone years, me and my beloved sipping a cup of tea on a bench, in a resplendent garden, having philosophical discussions... ha! Right now, "Wake up the kids" seems to be the most romantic thing I can say.