We aren’t always the biggest morning people (why leave our cozy bed?), but our good friend Monica of Lavin Label recently dished on her favorite morning routine and it was so good we had to share it! But if you don’t wake up in the morning feeling like
Start with a good night’s sleep
Our founder Sasha had a horrible time
Wake up earlier (which may mean
It may seem hard, but planning for “morning me time” will allow you to ease into the day rather than push the snooze until you
Set up your environment
Before you go to bed, set yourself up for the morning. Set your alarm across the room, preset the coffee to brew just before you rise, place a warm robe nearby so you can stay cozy as you ease out of bed)
Change your language (and fake it
Words are powerful, and saying “I’m not a morning person” or “mornings are the worst” will never make you wake up easier. Start
Baby Steps (don’t set yourself up for failure)
If you normally push snooze until 8:30, don’t think you can start waking up at 5am, working out, and practicing morning meditation with the flick of a switch. If 5am truly is your goal, eventually you will get there, but you don’t take Rome in a day so feel like a winner every morning with small victories like setting the alarm 15 minutes earlier, reading one chapter in a motivational book over coffee, incorporating morning yoga stretches.
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