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3 reasons you need a morning routine (even if you don't think you have time for one!)

How does your day start? Do you grab your phone and start scrolling to find out what happened over night?

Do you make some coffee and head right to your desk and start working on your TO DO list?

OR......Do you have your routine dialed in and you start your day with a routine that makes you feel great from the inside out?

While your life likely looks and feels nothing like it did at this point last year and daily routine has probably shifted SO much in the last year, there's one thing for sure:

How you start your day will drastically effects how it unfolds.

There's many reasons the most successful and happy people credit their morning routine for the quality of their lives, because having one is a total game changer! 

In fact there's a long list of science backed reasons why a morning routine is helpful but here's 3 ways that I and many others make this time a non negotiable part of the day:

1) It gives you more time. Here's the thing: taking time to take care of...

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Ready, set, gratitude: FREE Gratitude Challenge starts today!

I'm proud to say that today is day 823 of my daily gratitude practice! What started as a suggestion from a friend over two and a half years ago is now a staple of my morning routine that I love.

The suggestion to start this practice came to me when I was in a dark period in my life, struggling with depression and lack of motivation. So I thought, why not give it a go? And I'm so glad I did.

The interesting thing that I have learnt since is that a daily gratitude practice is scientifically proven to help people with depression by increasing levels of serotonin, shifting their outlook and improving their mood. 

It is for these reasons (and so many more that I will share with you over the next month) that on November 1st I started a free 30 day gratitude challenge on my Facebook page and Instagram page

Science tells us that in as little as 20 seconds a day, feeling authentically grateful stimulates a release of dopamine, serotonin and oxytocin that helps you...

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