Life can be hard sometimes. With work, studies and your personal life, the day-to-day life can get hectic very fast. If you know the struggle of a tight schedule, then you definitely should continue reading. In this article, we will present you the most popular lifehacks, that will save you a lot of time and energy.
A Good Start Into The Day
Research shows, that a fueling, nutritious breakfast is the best start into your day.
Delicious, Easy and healthy breakfast options for busy mornings, are for example granola, oatmeal or breakfast sandwiches. Smoothies are also one of the most popular breakfast options. They are very healthy and give you the energy base you need for the day. To make it even easier and faster for you, you should try to meal prep your breakfast the night before. A great recipe are the overnight oats for example. They only take 5 minutes and taste delicious. All you need for it are rolled oats, milk, chia seeds and fruits of your choice as toppings. Put 1/2 cup of oats, 1/2 cup of milk and 1/2 tbsp. Mix everything together and let it soak overnight. In the morning, just put it in the microwave and top it with the fruits of your choice.
Get Ready The Night Before
It is proven, that preparing your day the night before is saving you a lot of time in the morning. With preparing your clothes, your food and everything else for the next day, you will be able to sleep longer in the morning, or use the spare time for other things.
If you suffer from stress and anxiety, you should definitely try some meditation. Meditation is not calming your body, but your mind as well. The best thing is, it doesn’t take long. While there are 1 hour meditations out there, you can also just mediate for 10 minutes a day. Meditation can help you to get a new perspective on stressful situations, it helps you to build skills that manage stress, it increases your patience and tolerance and increases your self awareness as well. If you are new to meditation, you should check out apps like “Insight Timer”. YogaGlo”, “Inscape”, or “calm calm”. There are also great YouTube yoga and meditation channels such as “Headspace”, “Mooji”, or “Sam Harris”
Sleep With Open Curtains
Many people have trouble sleeping, when it is not completely dark. If you however are not one of them, than you should think about sleeping with your curtains open. Waking up with natural light has a lot of benefits. It increases your cortisol production, helps you to feel more energized and releases serotin. So if you don’t mind sleeping with the curtains open, you should definitely try it!
Don’t Press Snooze
We all know it. The alarm goes of in the morning and the majority of people press snooze. What looks like a few more minutes of sleep, is in reality however very unhealthy. The few more minutes of sleep confuse your brain and your natural sleeping rhythm. Instead of hitting the snooze button, try to set an alarm with a song that you love and that gets you energized.