The Holistic Power of Morning Rituals
In the last episode of the Wellness Angel Channel, we discussed the power of morning rituals. Why do you think that morning ritual is very powerful?
Like I have always done in my previous podcasts, I look for reliable sources and share my insights about them. According to research, morning rituals help us be more purposeful, more intentional, and more focused for the rest of the day. A powerful morning ritual makes it easy for us to be in the zone.
From an article written by Bryan Adams of PH. Creative, I shared morning rituals done by successful people. I chose my favorites: Steve Jobs, Tony Robbins, and Oprah.
Tony Robbins would do three sets of Kapalabti Pranayama or breath-work yoga. Oprah Winfrey would meditate, get moving, and eat a healthy breakfast.
Finally, Steve Jobs would get up, make his bed, and then look at the mirror. Then he asks his reflection, “If today was the last day of my life, would I be happy with what I'm about to do today?"
If the answer was no, then he’d start making changes.
I'd like to share with you the morning ritual I do. I shared this countless times with my students. What I do every morning is that I sit at the side of my bed, allow myself to be in the present moment, and do my BELOVED morning ritual.
B - Belly breaths
E - Elevate your arms. Tell yourself, “I align myself on my highest purpose.”
L - Lifting up your heart. For self-affirmation, say “I am ____”. Fill that blank with something empowering.
O - Overhead stretches
V - Victory curls. Remember that for every victory comes humility.
E - Embrace yourself. You can swing back and forth if you want.
D - Divinity pose. Put your palms together and it’s time to do your morning prayer.
This morning ritual is powerful because it considers the body, the mind, and the spirit. It is a holistic way to jump-start your day in as fast as five minutes.
If you want to catch up on this episode, and learn how to do the BELOVED morning ritual, feel free to watch it on my Facebook page @wellnessangel. You can also join our Wellness Tribe! Align yourself with your highest purpose in our community.
Love and light!