A Charmed Life

good morning beautiful people

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morning

My favourite time of day is first thing in the morning. I love waking to the idea of a new day with no mistakes on it yet and in order to start the day off on a positive vibe this what I do before I get out of bed:

My guru once told me if you have forgotten the language of gratitude you will never be on speaking terms with happiness. accordingly I have made an attitude of gratitude a focal point in my life. I start expressing gratitude the second I am conscious, I go through a mental dump of all the things I am grateful for. It’s a fun exercise I’m always finding the most peculiar things to be grateful for.

Forgive myself for yesterday’s mistakes. Through self forgiveness (and I’m all about forgiveness these days) I find I cleanse myself of any regret and/or baggage and hence forth set myself up to start the new day with just a focus on the present.

For no particular reason other than to flex the muscle I like to smile for about a minute.

To wake up my body up and for mental clarity I take five long deep saturating breaths in and out (the in through your nose, feel it in your lungs  and out through your mouth kind).

I like to give my eyes a bit of a workout so I do a little yoga for my eyes this involves blinking, near and far viewing, side to side viewing. I know this sounds a little woo woo but we live in the age of smart devices, and I already wear glasses for seeing long distances so I’m trying to limit further damage to my eyesight.

You know that saying start as you mean to go on that is why I like to set my intention for the day first thing in the morning, it helps to focus my mind.

And then it is time to meditate as the sun rises.

Tell me about your mornings: Are you a morning person? Do you have any kind of early morning routine?

Sat Nam

Author: akiwigirlabroad

'the universe always has your back'

9 thoughts on “good morning beautiful people

  1. I wish I had time to have a routine, I’m so not a morning person – hate getting out of bed.

  2. and how long does this all take?

  3. Yoga for the eyes I like the sound of that

  4. really well written post, thank u for the reminder & for sharing. i normally do before bed. but like the reminder about self forgiveness, something that i need to improve my practice of.

  5. I am a morning person but I don’t do any of that palaver
    I try to run early a few times a week before work, that wakes me up and leaves me feeling energized 🙂

  6. The first thing when I wake up is to center my mind through meditation. It sets the mood for the day! Great article by the way…

  7. yip I am a morning person, I like to have an early start to the day, and as you, I too express my gratitude before I get out of bed, and pray before leaving the house. I too before getting out of bed think of what I need to do for that day, so I know how to plan my day, that includes the shopping for day to day requirements. I need to start with the yoga, just cannot seem to get started, but will one day.

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