6 Simple Ways to Transform Your Morning Routine

by - June 21, 2020


6 simple ways to transform your morning routine

I am 10000% a morning person. Not a get up ridiculously early in the morning person but still relatively early. I find it's the time I'm most productive, have the most energy and I like being up and ready to go. There are some things I think that really helps to get me pumped up in the mornings and ready for the day so I thought I'd share my top things to do to transform your morning routine!

1. Drink Water

I am awful at drinking water, everyone I know will say this. I just forget to do it and I feel as though I've turned myself into a cactus that can survive on next to no water, which is not good. However, the morning is the time I usually drink a lot! At the moment, I've been having 2 full water bottles before 10am pretty much every day. I find this gives me a lot more energy and keeps me feeling productive and ready to go as I'm feeling hydrated. I try to drink a whole bottle before having breakfast and I've found it has made a big improvement on how I feel throughout the morning and rest of the day - my eyes aren't as tired, I don't get as many headaches and I have more energy.

2. Make your Bed
I am also an incredibly tidy person and my room is normally pretty immaculate but the one thing I absolutely have to do in the morning is to make my bed. I find it just makes the room look so much nicer and I feel tidier in my head, if that makes sense! Studies have even suggested that making your bed does actually make you more productive so if you want to set up the day as productive, making your bed is the way to go!


3. Listen to Music
Music is something I go through phases with, sometimes I listen to loads and other times I barely listen to anything. One of my favourite things to do after I get out of the shower is to put my speaker on and play some music whilst I get ready. I find this really helps me to feel a bit more alive and awake in the mornings and its always fun to play some of your favourite songs at any point during the day.

4. Exercise
This is one I have pretty recently started to put into my morning routine but I've been finding that doing just a small bit of exercise makes me feel more awake and positive about the day. It also makes me feel incredibly productive and healthy even if I've barely done anything and I feel good about myself for having done something healthy before 10am! It also inspires me to drink more water which helps me for the rest of the day too!

5. Let some Light in 
I cannot stand being in a room with the curtains closed, I think it's because my mum absolutely hates it and says it reminds her of mourning so that idea has stuck with me too. Being in the dark makes me want to sleep so I try to get up and open the curtains soon after I wake up so that I start to think that it's daytime. It definitely enables me to want to start the day a lot quicker than if I were stuck in darkness. It's such a small thing but makes a huge difference to a morning!
6. Make a Good Breakfast
Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day - I could have it on all occasions and there are so many options. I find that I am absolutely starving in the mornings and I cannot wait to get downstairs and get breakfast. It's so important to have something to fuel you right from the start of the day and I find if I have breakfast immediately I get less 'brain fog' and feel less sluggish throughout the day. It also means you can develop a routine and keeping regular times for things really helps to keep your whole body in sync and feeling normal and I find breakfast really helps this!

Those are some small but really easy tips and tricks to transform your morning routine and to start the day off right. I know that some people really hate mornings and getting up but I find it's such a waste of the day if you don't get out of bed till the afternoon. Mornings are the time I feel most productive and awake so I try and make the most of that time before I hit the afternoon slump. These little tips and tricks really enable me to make the most out of the day! What sorts of things do you do in the morning? Are you a morning or a night person? Let me know!


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75 comments

  1. These are some great tips! My friends think I'm so weird but I love having a mug of hot water and lemon in the morning.ust feel way more refreshed. Meera-Abroad | Travel, Fashion & Food

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    1. Thank you! I can imagine that's a refreshing drink!

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  2. Great tips! Thanks for sharing it. Keep it up!

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  3. Lovely tips! The first thing I do is reach for my speaker in the morning, it's the only thing that can force me out of bed!

    Anika | chaptersofmay.com

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  4. I always try and have a healthy breakfast because it sets me up for the rest of the day! Great post!

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  5. These are great tips for getting going in the morning. Like you, I love to let the light in when I have woken up, its one of the reasons I painted my room a pale yellow/lemon colour. Also its so great to hydrate when you wake, isn't it? Like you My energy levels are so much better when I have drank more water.

    Thans for sharing!

    Aimsy xoxo
    Aimsy’s Antics

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    1. Yes, I completely agree! It really does help!

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  6. I am a water enthusiast, too (if that makes sense lol). Thanks for these great tips! Hoping to do some of your suggestions in my mornings

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    1. Thank you! You can never have too much water!

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  7. These are really good tips! I especially agree with the water one, the more I drink in the first few hours of the day the better I feel.

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  8. These are some great tips - I'm awful at eating breakfast so I need to get into the habit. Completely agree with the making the bed; it makes me feel so much more productive! x

    Paige // Paige Eades

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    1. Thank you! I couldn't start the day without breakfast!

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  9. I think it is so important to let light into your room when you get up, it helps!

    Love, Amie ❤️

    The Curvaceous Vegan

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  10. I love my morning routine - morning is my favourite time of the day and I do most of these things!

    Jenny
    http://www.jennyinneverland.com

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  11. Great tips. I need to get exercise to part of my morning routine, but I haven't managed to get it to stick! I will keep trying :)

    Lots of love, Helen x
    https://www.whathelenloves.com

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    1. I've only recently started to stick to it more and I've really noticed a difference!

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  12. These are such fab tips, I have been working on my morning routine recently but I just need to stick to it more!


    Amber - https://theunpredictedpage.com

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  13. Nice post๐Ÿ‘
    I also add prayers to my morning routine.

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  14. I have been making my bed and spraying it with linen spray every morning and it definitely makes me start the day of tidy and organised. Thank you for sharing the other tips!

    Lauren | www.bournemouthgirl.com

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    1. Oooh that seems like a nice idea! Thank you!

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  15. Such a simple and easy list, yet music and a good breakfast always lifts my spirits and readies me for the excitement of a new day.

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  16. Oh I love these. I've been giving myself a morning routine lately of making breakfast and drinking tea in the sunshine and it makes a world of difference when trying to get out of bed. Perhaps music would be a good next step haha. Thank you for these tips.

    -M
    MEGHAN

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    1. It really does! I always find music in the mornings puts me in a good mood!

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  17. Great post! Thank you for sharing these tips! I definitely need to start drinking more water in the morning!

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  18. Since working from home I’ve had the time to exercise in the morning. It really sets me up for the day! I’m also terrible at drinking water!!

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    1. I agree - it definitely gets me feeling productive!

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  19. Thanks for sharing, I'm going to do some stretches in the morning to do some light exercise :)

    Nic | Nic's Adventures & Bakes

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  20. I love this! I never used to bother making my bed, but since I started doing it, it makes me much more productive and less inclined to get back into it during the day haha! I definitely need to start drinking more water too. Great post xx

    Hannah | https://luxuryblush.co.uk/

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    1. It really does make a big difference! Thank you for commenting!

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  21. Just what I needed! I am having some difficulty with my mornings, hoping some of the tips here will help. Thank you!

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  22. These are great tips, I think it is important to be productive and the morning and actually get up. I make sure that I always make the bed in the morning, and that have a hearty breakfast before I start the day! These are great tips - thank you for sharing!

    Em x

    www.loveemblog.com

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  23. I love waking up to bright morning and letting the light in!

    Lauren | https://www.laurenyloves.co.uk/

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  24. I'm definitely a morning person but do still sometimes struggle with tiredness. I agree that exercise and drinking water really helps you feel more awake and ready for the day!

    Katie (https://the-twenty-per-cent.com/)

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  25. Breakfast is my favorite meal, too :)
    The water is perfect to jumpstart your body in the morning. I used to drink lemon water everyday, but had to switch to sodium water when I got the acidity too high.

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    1. Ooh, I think lemon water sounds really nice!

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  26. These are fabulous tips! Especially the drinking more water - I feel like I always get headaches at work and it's probably because, while I do drink a good amount, I tend to drink more when I'm at home with access to the kitchen lol xx

    mia // https://beautiful-inspiring-creative-life.com

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    1. Yes, it makes such a difference to my work when I feel I've drunk enough!

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  27. Thank you Natasha, am working on my morning routine, and its beginning to become part of me. Thanks for sharing this.

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  28. These are great tips for starting your morning off right! I'm a giant slug in the morning...it takes me a really long time to wake up and start my day (I'm a real night owl). I've gotten better at drinking water in the morning (I'm an audiobook narrator, so it's important to water those vocal chords as early as possible), but I usually don't eat breakfast, and I've never made my bed. Will definitely try to make those changes going forward (and listening to music, I love that!). Great post!

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    1. Thank you! You should definitely try music in the morning, it makes such a big difference I find! Thank you for commenting! :)

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  29. I need to work on my morning routine! I'm a horrible morning person but on the days when I do make my bed or exercise, I feel so much better. Need to make it a habit!

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  30. Good tips, thanks! I'm not such a good water drinker myself, but trying to get better at it. So far I've been managing yoga, sipping coffee outside, and a little reading for my morning routine.

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    1. That sounds like a lovely routine! Thank you for commenting!

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  31. Love this post! I definitely follow most of those steps anyway but it makes me realise how much they make a difference!

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  32. I must admit I drink more water throughout the day when I'm at work than when I'm at home.

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  33. Brilliant routine. It is very similar to mine, I've only been sticking to a morning routine for a year but the difference is huge. Although my partner gets out of bed after me and NEVER makes the bed! Instead it is the first thing I do when I get home from work instead x x

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  34. Great tips! I am the same with forgetting to drink water - I definitely have to start to drink more water. I feel so much better for it when I do.
    I also like to make the bed in the morning. Its much nicer going in to your room at the end of the day to neat, tidy bedroom - it helps you relax better and feel more comfortable. I'll also give your other tips a go for starting my morning off well. Thanks for sharing :)

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  35. These tips are perfect! It's been really difficult trying to adjust with all of the change we have been experiencing. Thanks for sharing this!

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  36. Love this! I have had the same morning routine for as long as I can remember and it's in need of some sprucing up for sure. I always open the curtains to let some light in and then have a cuppa and catch up on social media, really need to shake it up a bit. Great suggestions here.

    Jordanne // Thelifeofaglasgowgirl.co.uk

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  37. I'm definitely more of an evening person! I always make my bed when I get up because if that's all I do that day, at least I've achieved something!! :) xx

    Holly | www.gollymissholly.uk

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