Wake up!!!

Many mornings I find myself stumbling out of bed, bleary-eyed and willing with all my heart to just hop back into bed and snag an extra hour or so of sleep. I know more than likely there’s a long day ahead of either work or school, so I eventually have to face the music and psych myself up. But how? Well, through personal experience I have discovered a few quick tips to make things a little easier, and I hope you can adopt a few of these practices yourself.

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100% Pure Coffee bean caffeine eye cream

This stuff works. It really refreshes my eyes and makes me look at least a little more awake. Just dab a small amount under the eyes and pat in with finger

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George’s Aloe spray mister

My secret weapon! Spray about 3 times across my face and let it sink in for a while before applying anything else. Seriously refreshing!

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‘It’s Moringa’ vegetarian capsules

Have 3-6 capsules with a glass of water depending on how tired you’re feeling. I can say that for myself, these tablets do a great job of sustaining energy until at least lunch-time. These are available from iHerb.

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Nerada Organics Green Tea & Lemon Myrtle

You can choose any bran of green tea (preferably organic), but I am in LOVE with this particular variety. In fact, I have it pretty much every morning. The small caffeine content found in green tea helps to wake you up, and at the same time it is extremely healthy, being a rich source of antioxidants. Seriously get on this!

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Fresh air

Yep. Good old fresh air. It works wonders. Just spend a minute or so outside, maybe as you are having breakfast. The cool air across your face is very refreshing, and helps remove the cobwebs in that terrible time of the morning.

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Exercise

I must admit I don’t do this very often. Shame on me! But I know that many people swear by a five-minute jog in the morning to prepare them for the day ahead. I guess it helps to kick-start the system and get the blood moving.

So those are my top tips on waking up in the morning, and when I say waking up, I mean waking up properly- not just getting out of bed and going about your routine like a zombie! Please let me know if you try out any of these things and whether or not they worked for you. Also, if you have any other suggestions, feel free to leave a comment. I would be more than happy to hear it. Let’s face it, we’re not all morning people!