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We all know how frustrating it can be to wake up and know that you have to rush around to get everything in order if you’re going to make it out of the house in time. It just gets the day off to a bad start, and it’s not as if everything is just fine as soon as we’ve left the house: the mania of the morning can follow us through the entire day. So what if, instead, we could ensure that we had a calm and relaxed morning? Believe it or not, it is possible! We take a look at some useful tips for saving time in the morning below.
The better prepared you are, the easier everything will be. Think about all the things you do in the morning. They include having food, finding stuff to wear, making your lunch, and so on. If you’re trying to do them all in the morning, when you’re still half asleep, then of course things are going to move slowly. Instead, look at getting them ready the night before. It’ll take all of twenty minutes or so, which is nothing in the evening, but everything during a rushed morning.
You’ll have to eat breakfast before you leave the home, and you’ll likely want a cup of coffee, too. But it’s worthwhile looking at how long this process takes you. Does it take a while to prepare the food? Do you have to do the dishes afterward? If so, look at making your breakfast a simpler affair. You might want to have a delicious meal with bacon and eggs and everything, but that’s too time consuming. Save it for the weekend! A healthy, easy-to-make breakfast will be better. Also, in case you didn’t know, there are coffee machines that automatically time on a set time. Fresh coffee to wake up to, perfect!
Easy Beauty Routines
You’ll want to leave the house looking your best, of course you will. But there’s no getting around the fact that the transformation from sleepyhead to beauty queen can be time-consuming. As such, you’ll want to look at ways to cut down the amount of time that it takes. Things like cosmetic tattooing and simpler hairstyles can cut down the morning beauty routine considerably. And, what’s more: you’ll look just as good when you leave your home.
Your phone is an endless source of entertainment, but it sure can eat up some time. If you’re grabbing your phone as soon as you wake up, then you could fall into the trap of spending too many precious minutes catching up with the news or scrolling through your social media channels. So don’t do it! When time is at a premium, there’s no space for distractions. You can catch up with what’s going on in the world during your commute or on your lunch break.
Take the tips above, and you’ll be on your way towards a more peaceful and relaxing pre-work morning routine.