CAREER | June 17, 2021

by Stephanie Ritz

Self-Care Morning Rituals

Let’s start a new tomorrow, today! The way you spend your mornings sets the tone for your whole day.

In fact, research has shown time and time again that having a consistent morning routine can increase your focus, mood, and creativity. Set yourself up for the day with an impactful self-care routine to help improve each of these things. 

What will you do today to help create your future success? Start by jotting down a few new self-care rituals which compliment how you want to feel each day. A few examples could be:

Prepare The Night Before

Get a head start on the next day by prepping each night before. This could be having your coffee maker ready to go, your skincare items set out, or just having the dishes washed so you can wake up with a fresh slate. 

Tidy Up Your Bed & Sleep Space

Getting into the habit of making your bed will help keep you grounded in your morning routine. Not only that, but a made bed can instantly make a room look cleaner, which can be good for mental health, especially if you work from home. 

Don’t Pick Up Your Phone As Soon As Your Eyes Open

It’s become a habit for some to roll over and pick up their phone as soon as they open their eyes. Sadly, staring at the screen first thing can induce stress and a heightened sense of being on edge for the day. This can easily be avoided by keeping your phone in the other room at night and using a normal alarm clock to wake up if needed. 

Do Something That Lifts Your Mood

Each person’s idea of enjoyment differs, so whether it’s a cup of coffee, stretching your body, washing your face, or writing down your goals, make time each morning to do something that will create a positive mindset.

Set intentions

Get clear on what it is you want to achieve. Say it out loud. Put it in the universe and let it be known that this is what you plan to manifest – whether it’s simply for just today, tomorrow, or in the future. These things will take work and dedication, so be sure it’s what you love and are willing to do for your future success.

Create a schedule

Block out times to work on these things. Make it part of your weekly schedule and make a habit out of doing them so that it becomes natural for you to just do it. Stay present and remain realistic in planning your time. Only allow yourself to do what you can and not overdo it to the point that it no longer brings you joy. The more consistently you follow your schedule, the more prepared you will be for a successful day. 

Be Prepared for Obstacles

Not everything always goes according to plan. Expect that things may come in the way of your goals at times, but that should not stop you from reaching them. Stay humble and remember your why.

Once you’ve got your self-care routine drafted, put it into practice! Some say practice makes perfect… but you don’t want to be perfect. You want continuous growth and success as you journey through this life.

And what you do today can ultimately create the future you see for yourself – and the one that you deserve.

Imagine where you could be one year from now if you started right this moment. Start today by creating healthy, productive habits in your daily routine.

Ready to start making transformational changes in your mindset to reach success even faster? Send me a message today and let’s make a plan together to create the shifts you need to step into your true potential.

Download the CEO Mindset Workbook for guidance on how to shed insecurities and lack of confidence and start cultivating your CEO mindset.


About The Author:

Stephanie Ritz is a career strategist and mindset transformation coach, who empowers women to tap into and build on their strengths, skills, and intuition to gain clarity and forward momentum in their careers and lives. Her unique approach combines mindset coaching with career consulting to help professional women identify and achieve their goals faster, easier, and more successfully than they would through other coaching methods.

Stephanie developed her coaching and mentoring skills through training as a Certified Coach and an NLP Master Practitioner, as well as drawing on her own professional experience. Starting as a single mom, she put herself through school and went on to corporate success in multiple industries.

For more information, or to work with Stephanie, please visit www.ClaimYourCareer.com.

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