How you spend your morning sets the tone for the rest of your day. While, sure, pint-sized housemates tend to wrestle our a.m. routine from us, there are still things we can all do to start the day off in a healthy and productive way. Whether you have 20 minutes or two hours to yourself in the morning, here are some small ways to start the early stretch off right.
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1. Get Some Sun
Whether you go for a run or simply stand beside a well-lit window, sunlight is a crucial component of a healthy start. An early morning dose (10-15 minutes) helps calibrate our bodies for better sleep and provides us with a mood- and energy-enhancing hit of Vitamin D.