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4 golden rules for a gentle awakening

(NC) Weekday mornings are often a race against the clock, the alarm sounds and stress slowly takes control of your day.

If you think it is a nightmare to get to work on time, think again, it is entirely possible to wake up gently, even on Mondays! Here are the 4 golden rules that allow you to fully enjoy the early hours of the day, without being late for work.

1) Prepare as much as possible the day beforePrepare lunch, organize your work bag and choose your clothes for the next day. Having everything prepared in advance will be many less things to do next the morning. You will also sleep better knowing everything is ready for the next day.

2) Get rid of your assaulting alarm clock

Is there a worse way to start the day than getting out of bed from the sound of an assaulting ring of an alarm clock? For gentle waking nothing is better than a Wake-up Light like the one designed by Philips. This alarm clock emulates the gradual rise of the sun over a 30 minute period and can be accompanied by nature sounds. With over 100 years of experience in the field of lighting technology, Philips has developed the perfect way to wake you up naturally and gradually.

3) Enjoy a quick but delicous breakfastBreakfast is the most important meal of the day. What will you say to change your boring breakfast for something that makes you excited? Just cut up fruit the night before and mix with yogurt and muesli in the morning. Prepare and freeze homemade pancakes to make a quick and tasty treat. Simply pop them in the toaster to warm.

4) Take time for yourselfWith a little luck, these tips will help you be in less of a hurry. Why not give yourself a few extra minutes that make you happy? Extend your time in the shower, take the time to read your favorite book, or try a new look.... take some time for yourself before the day even begins.

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