As you are reading this article, you must have gone through or going through those days when before you get out of bed, you tend to stay longer than usual in the bed—the time when you are actually neither sleep nor awake.
While eyes are closed, the mind is having some conversations or trying to avoid some conversation and hence hiding behind things.
All these inner conversations draw out the energy in the morning itself and set the bad start for the day. As per the “Sedona Method” book, this is one of those emotional states with the lowest energy. And you know it because most people in this state don’t feel like doing anything during this time.
But before finding the solution, we need to understand and discover the our-root cause for this situation. Because morning laziness is the symptom, but root-cause could vary from person to person.
Below mentioned are two major root causes of this problem, along with best practice to overcome that situation.
Two Ways to beat Morning Laziness and Stay Energetic
One of the most frequent root causes of morning laziness is when someone is going through critical problems related to health, wealth, relationships, and not able to find any solution. One may feel helpless and tend to start avoiding the situation.
If you are going through any of these situations, you need to know that morning laziness further aggravates the problem as any of these situations require action, and they will not go away just like that. Though I know that taking action in this state of mind is next to impossible, Right?
But as you are reading this article, it conveys that you are still looking forward to bound back and get back in the game.
During this time, what worked for most people is to find the smallest possible activity, which you may initially recognize as nothing though it can help you put yourself back in the game. Later it can seed the foundation for bigger actions.
For example, someone who is going through financial issues might just start collating the actual state of the crisis: how much they owe to others, what all are the pending bills, when they are due, how much do they have in different accounts. This would give a better view of the situation. And then look for some expert advice to “solve” the problem. Similar actions could be taken for health and relationships.
1. Know your problems, and address them calmly
A second most frequent reason for morning laziness is not actually knowing the problem. It’s just a feeling of “I don’t belong here,” or “this is not my life that I want to live.” Here, even though a person has reasonably good health, wealth, and relationships, and there is no major problem in life. Still, there is this constant feeling of being “missing out on something.” Here, you need to understand that there is something called soul or inner-self beyond health, wealth, and relationship. Hence you need to “nurture” your “soul/inner-self”, too.
But how to nurture your soul/inner-self? The dynamics of soul/inner-self are significantly different from the material world you see and aware of. Hence first spend some time understanding those dynamics.
2. Dedicate some self-learning time
You can start reading some good books, TED talks on self-discovery, and identifying passion. Also indulge in activities like meditation, walking in nature, etc. You may get a coach to help you start during the initial phase. The key idea here is that once you discover something, don’t let your logical brain start judging it from a “relevance” perspective. These activities are ways to feed your inner-self.
Hence they are to be performed without future-return in mind but to enjoy the moment. Once you start identifying these activities that nurture your inner self, you will start finding a better clarity on your life purpose and passion. And these activities would give you the required energy to overcome the morning laziness.
I am sure these suggestions would put yourself in a better state to take further action in your life and overcome your morning laziness.
- How to Overcome Morning Laziness and stay Energetic - October 15, 2020