Most people rush through a shower so they can officially start their day. But it’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy a calming and rejuvenating experience. “While you’re in the shower, pay attention to the heat of the water on your body,” write authors Jeffrey Brantley, MD, and Wendy Millstine in their book, Five Good Minutes: 100 Morning Practices to Help You Stay Calm & Focused All Day Long.
“Where does your body seem to crave it the most? Your neck, back, feet? Close your eyes and let it cascade over your head. Imagine washing away your sleepiness and reenergizing your body for the rest of the day.”