Want To Start The Day Off Right? Here Are 17 Things People Do Every Day To Feel Accomplished In The Morning.

They're convinced these things can make a real difference.

Morning can sometimes set the tone for the rest of the day, and we could all use a few more good days. Setting a morning routine that includes an activity that makes us feel accomplished, happy, or relaxed can help to start things off in a good place each day. Sometimes, these activities are things that our future self will thank us for later such as making the bed or cleaning up the house so that you come home to a neat space later. Other times, these activities provide more instant gratification by releasing endorphins

Either way, starting your morning on a productive note through simple, relatively quick tasks can help to benefit you for the rest of the day. Even if you're not a "morning person," you can find something that makes your mornings more meaningful. 


So, what can you do to make your morning count? Reddit users have a few ideas. 

In a recent thread, Reddit user WeOwnTheSkyyy wrote, "They say you should make your bed every day to get a sense of accomplishment right off the bat. What is one thing you make a point to do every day that you are convinced makes a real difference?" Several fellow Redditors happily detailed the small things they do each morning to ensure they start the day on the right foot — and they have some pretty great suggestions for positive tasks to incorporate into your daily routine. 

We rounded up some of our favorite recommendations and shared them with you below.

1. Writing down three things to be grateful for every day.

2. Remind people they matter.

3. Get an early morning workout in.

4. Kiss your significant other goodbye.

5. Start each morning off with some natural light.

6. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee.

7. Moisturize.

8. Let your pets know you care about them.

9. Meditate.

10. Start your day hydrated by drinking a full glass of water in the morning.

11. Get up 30 minutes before you have to.

12. Read.

13. Spend time in nature.

14. Tie your shoes after taking them off.

15. Spend 10 minutes cleaning up.

16. Put on makeup.

17. Stretch.

Cover photo by Tero Vesalainen / Shutterstock.com


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