1. Drink Water
Sleep causes our bodies to dehydrate therefore in order to properly function we must fuel our bodies back up with water. Having a glass of water first thing in the morning is also one of the most effective ways to feel more alert.
BONUS- Water boosts your metabolism, therefore assists with weight loss.
2. Have a Cold Shower
A cold shower at any time may seem a bit rough, however it is one of the best ways to boost your energy and feel more awake. Other benefits to a cold shower first thing in the morning include increased productivity and concentration for the rest of the day.
3. Eat Breakfast
Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? If you want to feel energised for the day, then theres no doubt about it.
Bananas are filled with nutrients that promote energy and muscle function. Try combining a banana with yogurt and muesli for an easy energy boosting brekky!
4. Sunshine and Stretching
Stretching is the best way to get your body moving for the day. Stretching can reduce muscle pain as well as relieve stress. Combine stretching with sunshine- EVEN BETTER. Try outside or somewhere that gets direct natural sunlight.
5. Practise Good Sleeping Habits
Believe it or not the most effective way to wake up feeling naturally energised is by having around 8 hours sleep. Being consistent with what time you go to sleep and wake up is the easiest way to form a good sleeping routine.
Get into the habit of spending time before you sleep away from technology. You can use this time to meditate or read a book which will make you feel more relaxed, therefore allowing you to have a deeper sleep.