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18.04.14

Study time at Starbucks and a few tips to get up early


Ahoi my lovelies, 

if you're one of those poor schmoes who actually has to get studying done during Easter holiday, congratiolations- you probably have no social life, just like me.
A few weeks ago (and before that too) I started realising that I am wasting way too much time during the day, not using my ressources to their fully potential. 
I made it a habit of mine to wake up really early these days, because you just get so much more done in the early morning. It's really incredible how good you feel after you seize the chance to do so, the feeling of accomplishment is just too good to ignore.
If you just can't manage to get up and your morning mood is just as bad as mine (I can literally start yelling if I'm being surrounded by too much sound) here are a great tips on how to get it done. 




1. Prepare

No real fashionista is leaving her look to chance, and no student           should leave his future success to chance either. I used to be one of those slobs who would say "Nah, I'll pick my clothes in the morning". Trust me when I say that it will leave you in absolute abyss-like chaos. Just prepare the things you want towear the night before and also pack your stuff for school/university.
Preparation is half way to success.

2. Gradually

If you're notorious for waking up at 9 am you will fail 100% if you try waking up at 5 the next morning. That's too much to take on at once. Try to wake up 15 minutes earlier each day, and soon you will condition your body to work full steam in the morning.
Don't forget: It takes 21 days to form a habit.

3. Alarm

By now we all now how dangerous your phone can be if it's too close to your body. Putting it under your pillow will not save you from being exposed to radiation. Set your alarm and put it on your table. When it goes off in the morning think to yourself "This is my last call to accomplish something great", open your window wide and take a deep breath.

4. No compromising

You either get up or you don't. Do not bargain with yourself after you turn your alarm off. You will NOT work twice as hard after you wake up, no matter how hard you tell yourself.
Don't think, just get up. 

5. Drink

We heard it before, water is essential, we need a lot of water, bla bla. What sounds like a played out line is still very true. We need water to function in literally any way, so drink up and drink a lot (don't overdo it, you can actually intoxicate yourself with water).
Water is a great way to go, so right after waking up chug down a big glass. Another way to go is green tea. I like to prepare a small bottle of cold green tea the day before and drink it right after waking up. Green tea is an allrounder. It helps you boost your metabolism real fast and it helped me a lot in my weight loss journey (blog post about my weight loss is coming up).

6. Dance time
    
After waking up I listen to Dj Okawari's Coffee break, this song is super soothing and puts me right into study mood. Pick a song which allows you to relax completely, because you will absorb much more information when your body is relaxed. You can give binaurial beats a shot for that matter.

7. No social media
    
In the mornings, avoid social media at all costs. You don't have to 
see what Peter's dogs dug up again or where your ex boyfriend has
been partying last night. The morning belongs exclusively to yourself and overloading your brain with void stuff will keep you from being successful.

Try sticking to these tips and you'll see a great difference in your overall performance. Let me know in the comment section what you think of them and what you include in your morning routine. Looking forward to hear from you guys =)

When I head out to study what I always look forward to is dressing real comfy yet stylish. Here are a few Outfit ideas for a day at the library or at a Starbucks table (it's quite enjoyable to study at Starbucks!).



                                                Outfit #1 


Study time at Starbucks



OUTFIT #2 



OUTFIT #3

Kommentare:

  1. I realised I was wasting a lot of my morning hours after charting out all of my 24 hours and the things I have to do each day. I have so many more hours to spare just by waking up earlier. Btw, thanks for following me on bloglovin :)
    http://thechapalangway.blogspot.sg/

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    1. seriously, I thought the same, thank god I started a good routine =)) hope you found one that works for you!

      Thanks too my dear =) i will definitely check out your blog

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  2. Liebe Elif, das ist ein toller Blogpost und vorallem ganz tolle Tipps, die mich sehr zum Nachdenken angeregt haben! Ich freue mich auf mehr ;-) Liebe Grüße!

    http://chrissanity.blogspot.co.at/

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    1. Vielen Dank für deinen süßen Kommentar! :)) soll kommen, ich hoffe es wird dir viel nützen :))
      Liebe Grüße zurück!

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