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My morning routine

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Good morning …. 

Nothing says good morning  better than a cup of coffee.Waking up early in the morning gives you ample time to set up a morning routine and invest on yourself.  

I am die-hard coffee lover but after learning what coffee does to the body when ingested on empty stomach and experiencing the same I switched to  Lemon water.

Lemon water 

 After relying on coffee to get me through the day during my college and first job experience, I suffered the ill effects of drinking too much caffeine. 

Lemon water boosts you immune system, aids digestion, flush out toxins from your body by enhancing enzyme function & stimulating your liver, boosts your energy and helps you lose weight.  I need to get my daily coffee fix after breakfast.

Get moving

Exercising daily has tons of benefit. Healthy body and mind is essential to your success. Set up a morning workout routine to maximize your potential for the rest of the day. Yoga is great for boosting your energy in the morning , centering your mind and body. Cardio is another great option to jumpstart your morning.

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Showering

Well showering after a good work out is always refreshing and good way to make sure you don’t crawl back into the bed again. Taking a shower and getting dressed up certainly puts me in the mood to work.  

 Inspiration

 Surfing through blogs and  vision board and chasing happiness . This is a great way to be inspired daily and remind yourself how far you have come and where you are going. Quite often we find ourselves in a creativity rut, running low on motivation. Get inspired daily as motivations does not last forever. 

 Setting daily goals 

Wring it down what I wish to achieve each day.Another new and creative way to visualize your goals is to draw them. It might seem mundane to  write down you goals everyday. Write down the answer to the question  “what will you achieve today?”.  It can be  “Craft email signature” or as simple as “sending out thank you note” or “grocery shopping”. Writing down help you to remember your goals and execute them. 

Plan a healthy breakfast 

Start the day with something healthy to keep the cravings at bay.Apart form that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, anyone aspired to loose weight will need to focus on having a balanced breakfast. That certainly does excuse a sunday morning when pasta can be breakfast too. 

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 OOTD 

Getting ready for work or college involves surfing through your wardrobe in search of a suitable outfit everyday. Get your wardrobe in order and organise it into capsules to make the process easier. My wardrobe is built on the 5 piece french wardrobe philosophy and curated often to suite my needs. 

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A sunday morning

A sunday morning at home ..

Being lazy is a something our generation does the best. Sometimes we need to de- stress and unwind by doing nothing .

Laziness is enemy to your dreams your health and it is a deadly habit, but once in a while we all allowed to be lazy and do nothing in particular but the things that make us happy . \

As per my morning routine I always start the day with lemon water instead of much loved coffee.

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For me it  will be a nice break-fast, pasta with chicken and herbs. Mid morning coffee is must and a book that will not end.

Spending quality time with one of my favorite companion is must. 

Spending some time with my pet …..

How do you spend your sunday ?

 

 

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All you need to know about coffee.

For some of us mornings are synonymus with coffee. A strong cup of java is often an intergral part of  morning routine  that gives you the boost of precious energy to take on the world.

 It’s hard to get through a  whole day without siping our favorite coffee, but how much do you know about the coffee that you so covet ?

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#1 The effect of caffeine kicks in 15-20 minutes after you ingest coffee
The effects of caffeine can last between 8-14 hours after it hits. but keep in mind that after three hours you are at risk of the dreaded coffee crash.

#2 The effects of Coffee is stronger if you are on the pill
I can’t decide whether it is a good thing or not.The coffee will hit you harder and all the effects of coffee will be amplified including coffee crash.

#3 Not all coffees contain the same amount of caffeine
The amount of caffeine in your coffee can vary depending on the fact whether you brewed the coffee yourself , reached for instant coffee or grabbed a caramel latte from you local coffee shop. For instance Starbucks has double the amount of caffeine than a McDonald’s coffee, little surprise there. 

#4 Decaf doesn’t mean no caffeine

Decaf simple contains less caffeine than regular coffee. It is not possible to completely  remove all traces caffeine from coffee.

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#5 Coffee contains more caffeine than most energy drinks
Your  morning cup of coffee contains more caffeine that most energy drinks. Considering the effects of caffeine it is wise to keep track of your consumption.

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#6 Caffeine is pro workout
A shot of caffeine before hitting the gym may help you to achieve more from you workout.  Several studies show that  caffeine ingestion was able to increase anaerobic performance and muscle endurance, and pre-workout caffeine increased maximum muscular strength on bench press and leg press when compared to placebo . Well it’s worth giving a try if you don’t find the gym very inspiring.

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#7 Coffee has more flavors than wine ( this one was quite surprising )
With over 300 taste notes coffee tops wine which has around 250 flavours. And all this time you thought wine has more alibi.

#8  100 cups of coffee can actually kill you
This is a serious fact to consider. Giving up coffee is not easy ( for some one who have been dependent on coffee for a long time) but not impossible either. Coffee contains caffeine     (the most commonly used psycho active drug) and as with all types of drug, coffee withdrawal is very real. There are several healthy alternative to coffee that you might consider. Why you should consider switching to lemon water instead of coffee in the morning.

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Why you should consider switching to lemon water instead of coffee in the morning.

I am die hard coffee lover but after learning what coffee does to the body when ingested on empty stomach and experiencing the same I switched to  Lemon water. I  relied  on coffee to get me through the day during my college and first internship.

Instead of having proper diet which is hard to procure in college I was dependent on coffee. It lead to several health issues and coffee was the crux of it all.

What lemon water does to you body

It boosts you immune system, aids digestion, flush out toxins from your body by enhancing enzyme function & stimulating your liver, boosts your energy and helps you loose weight.

It helps you to loose weight and fight symptoms of common cold which is very beneficial to me as I am susceptible to cold. Loaded with health benefits  

I get my daily coffee fix after breakfast. Guess you don’t really forget your first love, even if it is toxic ! 

What coffee does to your body

Coffee contains caffeine the most commonly used psycho-stimulant available that blurs the line between drugs and beverages. Psychoactive drugs like caffeine alters the way our mind functions .

Coffee helps you to loose weight and boost your energy. Found in coffee tea , soda , chocolate energy drinks, prolonged daily use of caffeine might lead to dependency.

Stopping the use of caffeine abruptly or reducing intake may lead to onset of withdraw. Caffeine abuse survey revealed 14% used despite harm and advice to stop or reduce While 45% reported unsuccessful efforts to control caffeine usage .

In defense of coffee. It is simple awesome and not something most of us live without.Coffee is the reason  Why it is ok to be twenty-something and still not know what to do with your life.

People who know me know about my Obsessive Coffee Disorder.(OCD). But I have made the conscious decision to switch to lemon water in the morning. 

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