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How to Create an Essential Morning Routine to Combat Depression

Routines, some people love them and some people hate them. When you are suffering with any kind of mood problem, routines are critical! Let me explain...your adrenal glands which regulate your body's response to stress love a regular set schedule. Regular bed times, meal times and wake up times make our adrenal glands feel relaxed.

1. Get out of bed!

When it's time to get up, get out of your bed. Don't grab your phone and start scrolling. I know this may be tempting, but don't do it. Many people like to grab their phone's to check their work emails first thing in the morning but this is a bad habit as it puts your mind in a reactive state right off the hop.

2. Hydrate.

Most people go straight for the coffee pot. Drink some water first. Your body has gone all night without any water so you'll need to rehydrate. This helps energize the body, boosts your metabolism and can help prevent sickness.

3. Move.

When we are depressed, we don't have the luxury of moti…