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how to start your morning: the ultimate morning routine


There have been numerous blog posts written by health and wellness gurus over the last few years. Many of them are so inspiring, you decide that tonight you will go to bed at 8pm so that you can get up at 5.30am to squeeze as much juice out of the morning-routine lemon!

One of the reasons that morning routines are so popular is that they set you up on the right path for the day. They make you feel good, as you know you are taking steps towards a healthier and happier life.

I diligently stuck to a jam-packed morning routine for a few months, before a few things would slide, or I would end up leaving 10 minutes too late and get caught in Melbourne’s 7.45am traffic chaos.

After berating myself, the alarm clock would be set for 15 minutes earlier and I would start over. There were just soooo many fabulous things to accomplish and the more I read other’s suggestions, the more I pressured myself to get it done. In fact, my morning routine became somewhat stressful – even more reason to make sure that I managed to fit in 15 minutes of meditation.

The ultimate morning routine

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Pet Wellness

K_04fbThe focus of my post today is around pet wellness. Certainly a topic near and dear to me, as I bring up the adorable little snowball that is Queeg, my Japanese Spitz (pictured here at 9 weeks old).

My baby girl is nearly 11 weeks old and has taught us much about the importance of living in the now. She is fully focussed on the present moment, and when she wants to play, she doesn’t care whether you only have half an hour before you have to start work. And when there is food in the air, nothing else matters.

Being as environmentally and sustainably conscious as I am, it’s important to me that I encourage organic farming wherever possible. I vote with my dollar, and refuse to spend my hard earned money fueling an economy that is dead against my personal beliefs. So I feed her organic produce, based around the dietary theory of the BARF diet (biologically appropriate raw food diet), in which she eats only raw food, that I prepare myself.

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