3 Ways to Mentally Prepare for the Day

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Within the busyness of life, it can be easy to forget to focus on ourselves. This is especially true in the morning when people are often rushing to work, opening laptops, or preparing breakfast for kids. However, mindful activities in the morning are likely to positively influence the rest of your day. Here are a few to consider when waking up in your Lincoln home. 


a person journaling

A personal journal can serve as a place to explore our thoughts, feelings, and experiences. There are many directions to take with a journal and it’s important to identify which route is best for you. Gratitude journals serve as a place where you can reflect on the positive aspects of your life. A stream-of-consciousness journal removes parameters and lets the writer jot down whatever comes to mind. You can also pick a quote or book excerpt you love and reflect on what it means to you and your life.


rolling out a yoga mat

Physical exercise is a great way to not only improve your physical health but also your mind. Especially for individuals who often overthink, moving the body is a great way to take a break from loud thoughts and focus on movement. Whether you’re a yogi, runner, or Pilates enthusiast, movement offers a great way to start your day on the right foot. 


Meditation offers many benefits—one of the most noted is increased mindfulness. Start your days with a meditation of your choice and find a good position for you. Some individuals enjoy lying down, others sitting in a chair, or you can do so in motion while on a nature walk. You can also choose a guided meditation or opt for calming music.

Start your day off on the right foot inside a Lincoln apartment! Or, if you’re on the lookout for a new home to wake up in, reach out to the Lincoln team today.