There is something magical about waking up early.
Allowing yourself stillness in the quiet, sacred energy of the morning.
I absolutely adore slow mornings on the weekends: waking up without an alarm, drinking coffee in bed, rolling out my mat, easing into the day.
On work days, I start with coffee and a few moments on my mat, usually alternate nostril breathing and cat/cow.
On ambitious mornings, I go for a long walk with my dog or head straight to the gym for a run.
Recently I discovered the perfect breakfast bar. Ever tried Redd bars? They've got protein, superfoods and a little caffeine boost to get me going.
I connected with the brand after trying their chocolate bar from a Yogi Surprise box and was really impressed by how thoughtful and generous their team is. As a blogger, I know when a brand sends me a care package that has a handwritten note in it that they are the kind of brand I want to work with ;)
For a week straight, I started each day with a bar and was so grateful for the sustained energy in my morning, whether I was at work needing to focus on a project, or at the gym needing energy for a run on the treadmill.
And the Redd story is pretty awesome, too: Alden, the founder, made a decision in college to quit eating junk food and created the bars because, as he says, his college meal plan wasn’t cutting it. Pretty rad!
Thanks, team Redd, for the sweet beanie too!
You guys made it feel like Christmas morning on the day my care package came in the mail ;)
What do you enjoy about your morning routine?