Hello Patricia Longwright,
I wake up grateful that I am healthy and able to see, hear, touch, feel, smell and move. After taking in all those senses while thinking of loved ones, I do some stretches before getting out of the warm, cozy, comfy bed. This gets me going in the right direction for the rest of the day.
At the end of the day, I prepare for rest by vegging out with thoughts of the day and what I am grateful for happening.
Take care and get a good night’s rest while looking forward to the future.
All of the other responses are great advice. Whether it’s coffee or hot green tea with mint and a bit of honey (one of my favorites), having something to look forward to after your first steps out of bed is a solid start to a dynamite day.
If you have access to the articles here on IDEAFit, you might find this one useful: https://www.ideafit.com/fitness-library/conquering-negative-mood-0
It was written by April Durrett back in 2007 but I feel the content is still relevant. If you can’t access the article let me know and I’d be happy to summarize some of the major takeaways.