Easy Ways to be a Morning Person {+ Why It Is the Best}

I love being a morning person. There’s something about enjoying the sunrise, the early birds, and breakfast that makes the A.M. hours worth it.

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How to Create a Morning Routine

I love structure. It helps me focus. And starting my day off with a little structure helps maintain a focused, balanced day.

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The past few months have been a little hectic for me, what with changing cities and starting my first adult job. But I find that I’m not running around like a headless chicken amongst this chaos when I have my normal morning routine. Which is why I believe everyone needs to find their own routine in order to live the life they want, regardless of life events.

Today I am going to share how I created my own morning routine and some guidelines on how to create your own. Let’s get started.Read More

5 Drinks to Get You Through Your 8AM

I don’t like coffee. There’s something about coffee when it’s not flavored or frilly that just makes my mouth feel gross. I just don’t like regular coffee.

But in the mornings I need something to get me through. When I’m not doing my peppermint white chocolate mocha from Starbucks (the only coffee drink I have during the year) I’m usually running through downtown Eugene with a travel mug of one of the below drinks.

It’s important to start your day off on the right foot, and with a delicious hot drink, it’s likely to get that footing right. Try one of these yummy beverages first thing in the morning and see how great everything is! (without coffee)Read More

7 Ways to Have a Simply Blissful Morning

There is something to be said about having a relaxing morning. Where you don’t have to rush, you have time to do your hair, and sitting down with a decent breakfast is not a problem. Those are the best kinds of mornings, and on Fridays, I get those kinds of mornings.

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This morning, after a slightly hectic Week 1 of winter term, I got to spend a full hour eating a buttered chocolate croissant, drinking earl grey tea, and getting to surf the web on my MacBook to get my daily news. It was truly a morning I was in dire need of. We all deserve to have some bliss and restfulness in our morning, and let’s be real, none of us get that usually.

Because we all do deserve a relaxing morning, I have come up with a list of ways to have a blissful morning, without stressing!

Have a Blissful Morning, Every Morning

1. Have a real breakfast

Take some time out of your day to actually eat breakfast. Actually cook something (an egg scramble is always a favourite) or get something from the local bakery you can warm up and slather in butter. Have some milk or juice with your coffee and put away your stress for some enjoyable reading. Chew your food slowly and enjoy the delicious flavours. Having a decent breakfast is the best way to have a great morning.Read More