What are those things which make people highly successful in their work? What do they do for best results? We all thinks about all these. Right?
Well! Morning is a great time to start anything new. When it comes to living a productive and crunchy life, your habits will be one of key factors that affect them.
What you do every day is more important than what you do once in a while, and this is something that the ultra-successful people live daily.
Upon waking up, they don’t immediately check their emails- they make their early hours as their “me” time and complete their set of priority first.
From Bill Gates to Mark Zuckerberg, everyone admitted that their morning routine is key to their success. While the other people are still struggling with their tea coffee routine.
Academic research shows that “early morning people have great ability to take action to change a situation to one advantage.”
Changing routine and adopting new morning habits certainly isn’t easy task (especially if you’re not a morning person), but the right ones will pay off enormously, and make it all worthy.
So let’s talk about morning habits of successful people and change life for better.
10 Morning Habits You Should Adopt:
Wake up early morning
Morning! By listening only, we are getting refreshment. So think what if you will wake up early in the morning – the more energy, more power and more positivity you will attract.
All famous successful people have a habit of waking up early in morning around 5 AM or even 4 AM. Not only they have more control on early hours but have more opportunity to complete the task that matter to them.
Even Lady Michelle Obama found greater success when she realized that she needed to see herself as someone worth making time for.
“If I had to get up to take care of my kids, I’d get up and do that,” she said. “But when it comes to yourself, then suddenly, ‘Oh, I can’t get up at 4:30.’ So I had to change that.”
Adopting of this morning habit can be lazy sometimes, but still there is one easy way that can help you out slowly. Set your alarm just 15 minutes before your waking time and continue practicing it. Finding time to take care of yourself in morning is the worthy investment.
Think positive and smile
Smile always bring happiness and happiness bring positivity which makes people less stressed and more productive. When you smile, a feel good hormone released, that refreshes your mood.
Some people feel trouble to getting themselves to smile in the morning without any reason. Just think of something which makes you feel good and bring a smile on your face. And if this is also not working than force yourself to smile, even a forced smile has benefits.
So get ready to smile in every situation and start it from today. Only a happy person can attract happy situations and positivity in life. This morning mantra going to work magically on people.
Get your sweat on and burn calories
Michelle Obama wakes up at 4:30 am each morning and workout, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey jogs six miles every morning to burn calories and Apple CEO Tim Cook wakes up at five o’clock to get sweaty. Most successful people spend their morning time in doing exercising. Did u ever notice, why is that so?
They know the value of fitness in their life. It not only fit your body but makes people mentally strong also. You also know that exercise is good for health, but still, can’t make time for it and ignoring. The health befits of exercising is vast, but the most important thing is that we attract positivity too. It maintains fitness level to makes you feel active whole day.
Some people feel that moving and twisting body can be stressful for them, so they drop the plan or continue to postpone. First of all, exercise means not to do heavy work out initially. You can start it by simple yoga or some light exercise too and check the refreshment level after adopting this in your morning routine.
So leave the laziness, and get ready this morning to make yourself more energized and awake.
Meditation- Moment of Peace
Numerous research has been conducted on meditation and its effects on human body and mind. No doubt that meditation is good for both, body and mind, but also fill your inner soul in peace.
Be calm, and let your inner peace guide you. Don’t forget to spend your morning 10 minutes in meditation after a workout, as all workout is incomplete without it.
Mediation is helpful in reducing stress, train your mind, increase concentration and focus. It works magically for regular users, especially in stress relieve. We all know that 90% illness is stress related, so get ready to kick out stress word from your health dictionary.
Simply, just focus on your breathing and empower yourself with inner strength. Practice it daily at least for 10 minutes.
Find power and inspiration
Motivation and Inspiration are endless, you need to replenish it every day. Most successful people have a habit of reading books which inspire and motivate them.
Certainly, we all have something or someone in our life that inspire us to great extent, no matter what’s that. It can be anything like a book, an author, a person, yoga, quotes or ourselves.
So come out from your comfort zone, look into your inner self and find out the things which inspire you. Read and listen to them every morning at least for 10 minutes. You will feel great energy flow inside.
Speak up you are grateful for
Be grateful for everything you have and appreciate them in your life, no matter how worsen your situation is. This attitude will enhance your inner strength to face and bring positivity in you.
After waking up say “Thanks to God” for this new morning. Expressing gratitude is one of the key factors that makes people feel “successful”.
Therefore, starting from this moment on, make a habit to appreciate your day, your near and dear people, and then observe the change. This change will bring more prosperity and positivity in your life. Even expresses your gratitude every morning that you can still breathe.
When you feel grateful, you have everything with you. But when you are not, nothing can fulfill your desire.
I’m not telling that you should not aim higher or accomplish more in your life; I’m telling you that you should be grateful for everything that you have right now.
Get your notepad ready and plan your day
Planning is the important thing which shows how you want to spend your day and till what level you want to reach today. Adding planning in your morning habits will guide you, how to reach your goals.
Most people go through their day without much planning. They don’t know what exactly they need to do, and just wait for things to happen. This is a very common problem for people living an ordinary life. But if you will ask any successful people, they will reveal that planning is the first step towards success.
Ask yourself what you want? The things you want is something extraordinary then how come you can be reactive (wait for people to tell them what to do)? You should make yourself proactive (know what they should do, and always in action). Proactive people plan their day, and manage their time, as they know exactly what they need to accomplish during the day.
When you plan your day, and you know what you needs to get work done, you are one step ahead as you are ready and prepared for what will come next.
Create success list
After planning, what you exactly need to take care is making the list of important task, that how you are going to do that. The list should contain 3 to 5 task, but the most result yielding task of the day.
Most of the people create “To do list”, and spend their most of the time in completing them, no matter how long it takes. They will be like a very busy person whole day but the productivity will be zero at the end or insufficient results.
Instead of creating a to-do list, create a success list with the maximum result oriented pattern. Just don’t focus on getting things done, but focus on getting result yielding things done.
This is the difference between productive people and people who are busy but getting nothing.
So, plan your day each morning and made success list before day start and see the next side of your effective personality. I am sure you will feel the change that how adopting of this new morning habits is helping you to improve your work efficiency as most successful people do.
Visualize your success
Did u ever hear about vision boards? Vision boards is a visualization of the dreams and goals of your life. It also creates law of attraction.
Successful people always visualize their success. Morning is the best time (or you can do it at any time of the day) to envision about what you really want in your life. They always think about it and makes the plan to achieve it.
So make a vision board and start it from today by including it in your morning routine, as morning is the best and peaceful time to analyses your dreams.
Even research has proven that visualization works effectively when you visualize vividly, your brain works as if it’s true, and stimulate neurons to connect better. Even sports athletes incorporate visualization in their training.
In shorts, it doesn’t matter what’s going on in your success path, you have to just think about your achievement. This main difference that makes people extraordinary in their work is, they continue to think about their dreams and goal fulfillment.
Decide that today will be a great day
Every morning after waking up, ask this important question to yourself?
“If today was the last day of your life, would you still want to do what you’re about to do today?”
I am sure you would have gotten the answer to your question.
So decide that today is going to be a wonderful day of your life no matter how hard the situation is. And see the magic, your mind will search all the great thing throughout the day. Train your mind to search for great things every morning through declarations and affirmations.
This is one habit of successful people that common people underestimate and never make good use of it. Turn it into your best morning habit. Tell yourself all the great things with positive and encouraging words each morning.
Start your day great, and you will have a great day.