Your Stress-Free Morning Routine

Most of us have to be morning people, but luckily there are things we can do to make it better.

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Carley Knobloch gives a how-to for making mornings more manageable.
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It's time to rise and shine and greet the day. If those words are sending chills up your spine, it might be time to shake up your wake-up routine.

Most of us have to be morning people whether we like it or not, but luckily there are certain things we can do to become good morning people.

8 Ideas for a Better Morning Routine

Wake Alarm App

Moxie Showerhead

Lark Life Wristband

Automated Switch (Belkin WeMo)

DIY Charging Station

Overnight Oatmeal

Plan the Next Day

Avoid Email in the AM

Waze

The beginning of the day should be a stress-free transition into your waking life, so take note from our some smart solutions you probably haven't tried yet. Whether you've got an overly aggressive alarm clock or pain-in-the-neck percolator, there’s a way to make your morning run more smoothly.

And before you spend another morning scrambling to find your smartphone or realizing the battery is dead, learn how to make a DIY charging station that'll keep all your gadgets in one place.

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