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Waking Up

Mom Enlists Live Band To Wake Daughter Up For School

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.18.2015 | Parents

After struggling day after day to wake up her daughter for school, one Georgia mom resorted to drastic measures.  Shelly Kent's 10-year...

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.

8 Simple Steps for an Energy Boost in the Morning

Mehdi Toozhy | Posted 07.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Mehdi Toozhy

Not to worry, here are some useful daily tricks that can make you wake up to a great morning every day that promises an active, confident and productive day.

A Heavy Sleeper's Guide To Getting Up In The Morning

Sarah J. Bray | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah J. Bray

Often, the problem isn't the problem, but it's a symptom of a bigger problem. We need to ask ourselves: What is the problem, really? Is it waking up in the morning, or is it something else? How can we deal with that, first?

The Foodscapes of Our Future

Tajci Cameron | Posted 07.14.2015 | Green
Tajci Cameron

"Take a break from your screens and come help me move some dirt," I say to my three boys. They oblige without fuss, each according to their age and pe...

When Your Hairstylist Gives You More Than Pretty Curls

Tajci Cameron | Posted 06.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tajci Cameron

"Men marry women hoping they will never change. Women marry men hoping they will." My husband brings up Einstein's quote as we sit on the kitchen floo...

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...

Do Our Passions Define Who We Are? A Lesson From Lucinda Ruh, Figure Skating's 'Queen of Spin'

Tajci Cameron | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Tajci Cameron

It happens to all of us to a certain degree -- we develop one thing we really love and start identifying with it. It could be our work that we get pas...

The 15 Stages Every Parent Goes Through When Dragging Teens Out Of Bed In The Morning

Posted 03.09.2015 | Parents

Besides running a marathon uphill, completing a Rubik’s cube in 60 seconds flat, and preparing a five-course dinner for you and 20 of your closest f...

3 Permissions I Gave Myself After Meeting Glennon

Tajci Cameron | Posted 04.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Tajci Cameron

What wakes you up? What makes you feel most alive and excited to show up in the world as "you" -- just the way you are? And when you feel insecure, w...

Are You Living Your Dream or Someone Else's?

Tajci Cameron | Posted 04.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Tajci Cameron

Do you dream of doing something great in your life, something that will leave a mark after you are gone? Do you wish to ​live the life you are ​m...

7 Reasons You're Waking Up All Wrong

Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living

By Anna Medaris Miller for U.S. News Did you hit the snooze this morning? Reach for the coffee? Skip breakfast? If this were "How to Wake Up 101," ...

Stay Awake and Aligned in 2015

Carolyn Jean Roney | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Jean Roney

I bet in some area of your life you have "woken up" to what felt true for you. Whether it be in your career, relationships, adventures, spiritual prac...

40 Thinks

Rich Siegel | Posted 02.08.2015 | Comedy
Rich Siegel

You see, I've been getting up earlier and earlier these days. Not by choice, mind you. If I had my druthers, I'd be sawing wood until 9 or 10 o'clock in the morning. Which is not all that unusual since I stay up way past midnight. And have the sleep patterns of a teenager.

What a Self-Love Morning Routine Looks Like

Kindness Blog | Posted 01.10.2015 | Good News
Kindness Blog

I find that if I love myself first, I can be kinder to others throughout the day. As you read this list, take what sounds good for you and leave the rest.

Can Sam Harris Wake Us Up? (Part 2)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.29.2014 | Books
Deepak Chopra

Most of us recognized ourselves in the mirror this morning.  The person looking back at us has a familiar name, a family, a job.  He (or she) carrie...

Sam Harris, Waking Up, and What I've Learned about Spirituality

Steve McSwain | Posted 11.01.2014 | Religion
Steve McSwain

The longer I live, the more convinced I become that there is a religious experience which, if you have yet to figure this out, goes by many names.

One Step To Make Back-to-School Easier

Bernadette Noll | Posted 10.27.2014 | Parents
Bernadette Noll

I know we're only in week one of school, and I have been known to wane on resolutions in the past, but I think this one's a keeper.

This Alarm Clock Doubles As A Bedside Barista

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology

Forget the blaring ring from your phone's alarm clock. Your early morning routine may soon get so much more enjoyable -- and infinitely more aromatic....

Spiritual Wake-Up for Non-Morning People

Rabbi Joseph Meszler | Posted 03.31.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Joseph Meszler

I am not a morning person. I have trouble getting out of bed. I hit the snooze button. I go downstairs, make sure the kids get going and want to crawl...

29 Successful People Who Will Make You Feel Really Bad

Lea Stanković | Posted 02.25.2014 | Business
Lea Stanković

The article is designed to make not only its readers feel bad, but also some of the CEOs included in it. Just think how awful Unilever CEO Paul Polman must have felt when he realized his 6am rising time is simply not good enough.

Lean Into Good on First Waking

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 12.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

There is a traditional saying that the mind takes its shape from whatever it rests upon. For better or worse. Instead of resting it upon planning, worrying, or stressing about your day, how about taking a little time to receive and embrace something more positive?

The Most Important Minutes of Your Day

Robin Palmer | Posted 11.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Palmer

Visualize completing goals you are working to accomplish just before you fall asleep. Allowing your subconscious to work for you while you sleep can give you that extra advantage you've been dreaming of for years!

How To Transform Your Day In One Minute (Before You Get Out Of Bed)

Nell Minow | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Nell Minow

What's the very first thing you do when you wake up? If your answer is "check my email," "curse my alarm clock," or "start making a to-do list," you are missing the chance to begin your day with the sense of peace and purpose that will give you focus.

A Better Way to Start Your Day: Two Secrets That Will Change Your Energy, Attitude and Outlook

Amanda Russell | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Russell

How you start your day sets the tone for the rest of your day, and essentially how you live out your life, which is why I believe an effective morning routine can transform your outlook and make an epic difference in your life.