5 Tips to Maximize Your Morning

5 Tips to Maximize Your Morning

Mornings, especially Monday mornings can be a challenge. I am still rubbing away the cobwebs from the weekend when Monday rolls around. I always feel better when I have a plan of action. Being productive does not come naturally to me – I wish it did. If I am going to get anything done I have to build productivity and efficiency into my schedule! Here are my 5 tips for setting your mornings right.

5 Tips to Maximize Your Morning:

  1. Put the Phone Down – While I love that my phone brings me instant emails, news updates and the latest and greatest from my favorite bloggers, it can be a HUGE time suck. I try to check my email for anything important, and share my most recent blog post to social and then GET OUT! Its the only way I can get to the rest of my list!
  2. Make A To-Do List – As I am sure everyone can relate, there is always so much going on between family, friends, boyfriend, work, the blog – the list grows never ending. Having a To Do list dedicated to personal, work and the blog really helps me stay focused.
  3. Work Up A Sweat – I have learned that if I do not work out in the morning – I will never work out. So whether its an at home workout or a quick run in the morning I always try to fit it in. It makes me more alert and productive for the rest of the day.
  4. Get the Tunes Going – Music always put me in an upbeat mood and help keep me focused on my task. I always blast some tunes when I am working out in the morning
  5. Eat Healthy – I always try to make breakfast and have something hearty in the morning to help sustain myself. I have also found I am less hungry during the day and focus better if I have a larger breakfast!

Now – make sure you create a schedule that works for your personality and schedule. It has to work for you or it won’t stick! Do you have a schedule that helps you maximize your mornings? What are your tips for being productive??

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12 Comments

  1. August 1, 2018 / 11:59 am

    Great tips! I have to workout in the morning too, it’s the only way to make sure it happens!

    XOXO
    Cathy

  2. August 1, 2018 / 4:23 pm

    Needed this post! I’m so guilty of picking up my phone first thing in the morning – need to quit that habit so bad.

    Rachel
    http://www.hello-her.com

  3. August 1, 2018 / 9:31 pm

    This bustier is so cute and perfect for Summer! & these are great tips, I like to workout in the mornings!

    Kileen
    cute & little

  4. I am loving this outfit, the colors are so pretty for summer! And yes, my phone can be a huge time suck, if I don’t cut my time off I’ll spend forever on it.

  5. Liz
    August 2, 2018 / 9:39 am

    First off, your outfit is sooo cute! Secondly, I love all these tips! Definitely book marking this and making more of an effort to treat myself in the mornings!

  6. August 2, 2018 / 9:40 am

    Great list! I really need to move workouts to the morning and incorporate my daughter because I find they are just not getting done! Thanks so much for the reminder!

  7. August 2, 2018 / 10:56 am

    What a sweet and lady like outfit! I love the pretty pink shorts.

  8. August 7, 2018 / 9:58 am

    I would be worthless without my notepad and to-do lists! I’m also trying to incorporate workouts or activities into my morning routine!

  9. Kristina
    August 7, 2018 / 6:06 pm

    I can definitely get sucked into a black hole on my phone and need to put it down more for sure!

  10. August 7, 2018 / 8:59 pm

    So much yes to #1! I always find myself stuck on my phone and need to break that habit

  11. August 8, 2018 / 4:33 pm

    YES girl the to-do list is KEY! And the jams– makes all the difference!!

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