I'm not going to lie, the amount of times I put off going to get groceries until it's way too late and then I can't be bothered and I just eat snacks or toast for dinner. Well that happens too often. If you thought that was oddly specific that's because it's true. Having a recipe picked out for me and the ingredients already in my fridge is the best and also kind of the laziest thing ever and I love it.
I'd briefly heard about the Australian HelloFresh quite a bit before I decided to give it a go. Well I'd never even considered getting it until I talked to someone who personally got the boxes delivered to them. The concept is simple.
Each week three meals worth of food and their corresponding recipes are delivered to your door. Dinner for the week is sorted. The meals change every week and they give you all the ingredients you need except for things like cooking oils and eggs if you need them for the meal.
A sure fire way to waste your day away is by starting it off poorly. Rolling out of bed way too late, browsing Instagram, Facebook & Quora which uses up way more time than you would generally assume. Even though you always do it and that always happens.
A good morning routine means you'll kick procrastination in the butt and start off your day right. I also find that knowing I have a routine set in place of a morning helps me to roll out of bed and not snooze the alarm one more time. I can't possibly fit everything in if I only leave myself 30 minutes.
One of my New Year's Resolutions was to fix up my sleeping pattern. I want to be in bed by 11pm and out of bed at 6.30am. I've managed to get a hold of waking up, but I just can't get my ass into bed by 11. I can't wake up early and be a functioning adult if I'm only getting 6 hours of sleep.
Especially if I'm trying to increase my fitness levels. Not getting enough sleep is a great way to feel sluggish and gain weight.
So here's what I do every morning to get me started for the day.
I get it, the year has only just begun so everyone is fully committed to the goals they have made so far. Gym memberships spike in December and begin a sharp decline just after New Years as people guiltily confirm with themselves that they were never going to go.