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Morning Routine

20 Steps Of A Toddler's Morning Routine

Brooke Arellano | Posted 02.05.2016 | Parents
Brooke Arellano

10. Ask for a drink of water and spill it.

If Jennifer Aniston Is Making You Dinner, It's Probably This

Bon Appetit | Posted 01.13.2016 | Taste
Bon Appetit

BY ELYSSA GOLDBERG, BON APPETIT Credit: Courtesy of Smartwater We're endlessly fascinated by the breakfast, lunch, and dinner choices of celebritie...

3 Signs You Should Change Your Morning Routine

Diane Passage | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

Being awesome in the morning takes discipline and time to master. Early waking hours are not easy, which is why it's a beautiful thing if you can feel great and make the most out of your mornings. If you're not eagerly jumping out of bed to start your day then you'll want to consider these signs that you need to tweak your morning routine:

6 Easy Ways To Improve Your Office Coffee

Thrillist | Posted 10.20.2015 | Taste

These days there's no excuse for coffee to taste like crap, even if it's brewed in a break room. You just have to take matters into your own hands. That's why we've compiled a list of easy tips for taking your office coffee from sludge to spectacular.

4 Things Every Parent Should Do Before Their Kids Wake Up

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 10.14.2015 | Parents
Benjamin Hardy

Here are the four things that have changed the father my kids interact with when they wake up in the mornings. I wish I could say it only impacts me. But I'd be lying. In a short period of time, our entire family dynamic has changed.

I Woke Up an Hour and a Half Earlier for Three Weeks (and Now, I Miss it)

Marine Le Breton | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Marine Le Breton

Between the infringements on happiness, a frantic pace of life, and less and less focus on sleep (even though we know how terrifying the effects of lack of sleep can be), it's not easy to know which way to turn.

This Simple Morning Yoga Sequence Gives You Energy All Day

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Some mornings can be rough, but that's nothing a little stretching can't fix. In this video from the yoga experts at Udaya, instructor Caley...

4 Scientifically Proven Ways To Have A Happier Morning

Jennifer Rollin | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Rollin

Like any habit, this one may take some time to stick. To start, try setting your alarm for 30 minutes earlier than you would usually wake up. It is also important that you go to bed earlier, as sleep deprivation will only serve to decrease your productivity and overall happiness.

5 Ways to Get Back on Track This Fall

Nicole Marie | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Nicole Marie

The aisles of all the local stores are packed with binders, dividers, lined paper, composition books, pens, pencils, crayons, and markers -- new s...

Why Creating A Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

Cathryn Lavery | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Cathryn Lavery

My morning routine takes just over an hour. I can't stress enough to you the importance of a great morning routine, as it will set you up for a successful day  --  and life. I experimented with a few different things and figured out what worked for me. You should do the same.

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 10.02.2015 | 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

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

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.