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Make it a Good Morning

Are your mornings rushed, manic and mad? Time management experts believe that making the most of the a.m. hours is essential to maintaining a stable schedule. Happy mornings also lead to happier and more productive days. Philadelphia-based career expert and author of What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast Laura Vanderkam found that the most successful people were those who devoted time in the morning to “things or people that they loved”.

Why mornings? Mornings are a great time to do things as human willpower and motivation are at their strongest. Most of us are mentally at our sharpest and less likely to be interrupted than later in the day. Dallas-based Peter Turla, a time management expert, believes that that mornings work best for busy people as “the day is a blank slate then”. “You can plan, control and focus on things that are important to you. Later in the day, you may be forced to work on things as they come up,” he believes.


Plan things right. Most time management experts exhort planning for the next day before you turn in. Turla says: “This allows you to get off to an easier, swifter start the next morning since you’ve already figured out part of what needs to get done.” He advocates the 5P programme – “Proper Planning Provides Peak Performance” – and suggests planning ahead to take advantage of mornings. Do what you want – it could be meditation three days a week, exercise twice a week, and a creative class twice a week.

Get an early start. Go to bed 15 minutes earlier, and wake up 15 minutes earlier for a few days. If your mornings are happy and productive, you’ve started your day on a happy note. It may seem tough, but after a couple of months, busy mornings will become part of a happy routine. Often, slow-start mornings may mean that you are not getting enough sleep. “All happy and successful mornings have their foundation in a good night’s sleep,”  Turla adds. A positive start sets a positive tone for the day. Ensure a good morning routine for increased productivity.

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