positive thoughts and behaviour
Start your day with something positive when you arise in the morning think
of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love“Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most Read or listen to something, positive first thing in the morning.
After a good night sleep, we are relaxed and our subconscious is receptive.
It sets the tone for the day and puts us in the right frame of mind to make the day a positive day.
In order to bring about change, we need to make a conscious effort and be committed to making positive thoughts and behaviour part of our lives.
Practice having positive thoughts and behaviour daily until they become a habit. William James of Harvard University said, “if you are going to change your life, you need to start immediately “.
It’s still dark as your alarm bell goes off. You pull up the curtains and the cold winter is waiting for you outside of the window.
As you stumble out of bed and into the shower a new day begins.
So how can you make it more likely that it will be a good or even a great day?
well, in my experience, what you do early in the morning often sets the tone for the rest of the day.
So let me share 7 simple tips that have helped me to create both better mornings and days.
1. Plan the night before.
Put down just 1-3 of the most important things you want to get done on a to-do list.
By keeping the list very limited it becomes easier to actually get the most important thing(s) done. And to not start procrastinating by doing a few of the less important and often easier tasks that I know I always used to add to a long to-do list.
2. Prepare the night before.
Reduce the stress during your morning by getting the simple details out of the way the night before. Pack your bag. Prepare and pack your lunch. Put your keys, wallet etc. in their “home” if they are not already there so you can quickly find and grab them before heading out the door.
3. Keep a simple reminder on your bedside table.
What you see during your first minutes after you have woken up in my experience have quite the effect on the morning and as an extension of that the whole day.
So try putting a small note with a reminder on your bedside table.