8 Ways to Start Your Day Feeling Happy: Tips for a Positive Morning Routine

Morning can be a difficult time for some people. If you're not a morning person, it's tough to get out of bed and start your day. But it's important to do everything you can to make the morning as positive as possible because that sets the tone for the rest of your day. In this blog post, we will provide 8 tips on how to start your day feeling happy!

1. Get enough sleep

Getting out of bed

 

Sleep is one of life's greatest pleasures. Every night, your body and mind repair themselves after a long day. But there's more to sleep than just resting. It can affect your mood and even your weight! A warm bath before bed can help you to relax and fall asleep faster.

2. Listen to some fun music as soon as you get ready in the morning

Put on a song or two that always makes you smile and dance around a little bit. It’ll start your day off on the right foot. Check out some morning vibes playlists on your favorite streaming app.

3. Go for a run or get some exercises at home

Getting your body moving will help you feel more energetic and happier. Not only does exercise release endorphins, but it also gives you energy and makes you feel more awake.

4. Take some time for yourself

Take a shower or a bath

Whether it’s taking a relaxing shower, using your favorite body wash, or just enjoying a cup of coffee in silence, taking some time each morning for yourself can help you feel calmer and content. Scent has been known to trigger immediate emotion. Use powerful scents during your quiet time to help you relax and feel at peace.

5. Schedule something fun for the day

This could be anything from meeting up with a friend or going on a hike. How about trying to make your own bread? Or check out activities in your area on Facebook or a local meetup.

6. Nourish your body with a good breakfast

Nourishing breakfast with eggs and sourdough bread

Eating healthy food will give you the energy you need to start your day. Our personal faves include eggs, green smoothies, and sourdough bread with melted butter.

7. Listen to a great inspiring podcast

Listen to a podcast

This will help you feel motivated and ready to tackle the day. Some of our favorite ones are “Before Breakfast” and “Daily Boost”. Or maybe you prefer to start your day with the latest news. Try “The Daily”, “Up First” and “Axios Today”.

8. Finally one of the best way to start the morning feeling happy is to simply smile

It might sound cheesy, but it’s true – smiling really is contagious and can help improve your mood. So start your day off with a smile on your face, and see how much happier you feel.

By following these tips, you'll be on your way to having a happy and positive day. So wake up with a smile on your face and get ready to take on the world!