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What Your Morning Routine Is Missing

Build these new habits into a productive morning.

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Many don’t realize this, but when we first wake up in the morning, we are in a unique state of mind. Our hormone levels are high and our minds are operating with theta waves. In this state, we can access some parts of our unconscious mind which holds on to so many of our personal life secretes and creativity such as new business ideas.

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This is why it is best to not rush into mindless activities such as phone calls, scrolling on social media or watching television first thing in the morning.

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