New Year is here, and so is New Year’s resolution. We all aim for a bright life and a better future. And, what better way to start it than changing our regular habits a tad bit and achieve our goals?
A slight change in your everyday rituals can mean a major difference in your overall well being. Physical and mental health depends upon our daily rituals. Here, we present you 11 Morning Rituals That Can Change Your Life
1. Wake Up Early
This is one of the most obvious yet important rituals of all. Legends have said it, Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy wealthy and wise. Quite true, waking up early, and most preferably during twilight is considered best.
This will bring your body to the line to the regular walk of the detoxifying procedure. It will also avoid the backward flow of toxins, plus you will get ample ME time and get things done easily and plan for the day accordingly.
2. Oil Pulling
This has been used and practiced since the time of our ancestors. A very simple method, where we need to take 2 spoons of oil ( coconut or gingelly) and swish it in your mouth for 15 minutes. Make sure, you don’t gulp it down, instead of spitting everything out after 15 minutes. this has proven to be very beneficial and has to be done before you brush or consume anything.
3. Scraping the tongue
This step comes after the oil pulling step, so as to remove the excess residue from the tongue. After this, brush your teeth properly so as to prepare yourself for consuming anything right away.
4. Drink a warm glass of lime water
Lime has always bee beneficial for health and has been termed as the best antioxidant. A warm glass of lime water not only helps in detoxifying your body but also prepares it for all the food that you are about to dig into. So, ditch that tea or caffeine beverages from next time, instead opt for this healthy drink.
5. Stretching Exercises
Stretch your body to make your body armed up. If you are aiming at losing weight, try doing yoga or sun salutations for better results.
6. Brush your body
This is recommended by Ayurveda. Gentle strokes towards your body in the direction towards the heart are advisable. This helps in the proper circulation of blood in the whole body.
7. Simple yet detoxifying breakfast
Opt for a balanced yet simple breakfast like a bowl of oats followed by fruit bowl. This not only detoxifies your body but keeps you feeling full yet energetic throughout the day.
8. Listen to the right kind of music
Starting your day with the right kind of music has always shown beneficial. Whether you want to have an action-packed day or want to get prepped up to face the stressful day ahead.
Jorurnalinh or taking notes for the entire day’s happenings or to-do lists is one of the habits used by successful people. It not only gives you an idea of time but also helps in avoiding last minute hassles.
Visualizing the day ahead, tasks that need to be accomplished, and your short-term and long-term goals can help to keep you on the right track so that you do not get distracted.
11. Read and learn
Knowledge never goes waste. It’s TRUE that whatever we read or learn can add up to our knowledge and help us in understanding things better. This not only comes handy, when you don’t have the first-hand experience of things but also might prove helpful for others.
If you follow, these 11-morning rituals can change your life.