Are you an early riser or a night owl?
A study published in The American Psychological Association’s journal, Emotion, reports early risers are happier, healthier, and more productive than night owls.
After I became a mom, I quickly realized that becoming an early riser would help me function healthily and happily in the many hats that I was going to be wearing on a daily basis. I created a new morning routine, and from the start, it was a game changer.
MY TOP FIVE TIPS FOR ESTABLISHING YOUR OWN HEALTHY MORNING ROUTINE
“Ideally, you should eat within 30 minutes to one hour of waking up…”
So skip the cereal box and try eggs, Greek yogurt, nut butters, nuts and seeds, or steel-cut oats.
Protein smoothies are also very quick and convenient options, easily portable while commuting to work or bringing kids to school. The combinations are endless when it comes to smoothie ingredients, as you’ll see below. Just be sure to lay in your supplies, so you’re always ready to start the day right!