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17 Simple Things That Will Transform You Into A Morning Person

Wake up on the right side of the bed.


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1. Exercise before work to give yourself more energy throughout the day.

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You can go to your local gym, take a morning class, or work out at home. Whatever you do, just get your blood pumping.

2. Get an easy to use coffee maker to get your caffeine stat.

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This one is super easy to use. It only has one button and comes in cute colors.

Price: $33.68

3. Or if coffee isn't your thing, a good tea kettle.

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This one has a built-in diffuser so you can use loose-leaf tea and ditch the bags.

Price: $22.99

4. An alarm clock that gently wakes you up instead of blasting loud sound.

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Even better, this clock has a soft light and sensors so it can detect how bright to show the time.

Price: $11.50

5. Maybe even an alarm clock that simulates natural light.

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Although this one's kind of pricey, it has over 2,000 reviews on Amazon. One reviewer said, "Anyone who has a hard time waking up in the morning could benefit from trying this alarm clock. The technology in the light is designed to simulate a natural sunrise. This natural sun rising tells your body to wake up!"

Price: $137.99

6. Get a chair for your shower so you don't have to stand.

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Price: $25.99

7. And try a soap packed with caffeine to help you feel more awake.

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Price: $13.99

8. Listen to your favorite song, playlist, or podcast with a shower speaker.

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Price: $11.49

9. Meal-prep an easy breakfast so you can grab and go.

Plenty of recipes here.

10. Or even a smoothie.

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Here are four different recipes to make your morning a little brighter (and healthier).

11. Overnight oats are definitely something sweet to make your morning better.

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There are tons of different ways to enjoy overnight oats, throw together your favorite ingredients before you go to bed, and grab this to go in the morning. Your stomach will thank you. Recipes here.

12. Treat yourself to a new toothbrush to instantly get rid of morning breath.

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Maybe even an electric one?

This Philips Sonicare 2 Series is a good option for $39.95.

13. Keep a calendar or daily organizer.

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Use an organizer throughout the day and even at night to write down what you need to get started for the next day.

You can pick up one that best suits your needs, but here's a good place to start.

14. Some essential oils to jump start your day or help you go to sleep.

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You can use essential oils in a diffuser (a device that evaporates the oil and lets it out into the air), pour them in a bath or shower, or dilute them and apply topically. For example, peppermint, lemon and other citrus oils can be used to energize, and lavender can be used for stress relief. Check out Plant Guru's website for more information and find out how the other oils can benefit your life.

Price: $28.98 (for a 14 pack)

15. Pick out your outfit the night before.
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Use a garment rack to display your clothes so you can quickly get dressed and get out the door.

Budget: $34.99

Luxury: $98

16. An app to track your sleep and build better habits.

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Sleep Cycle is a free app that's available for Android and iPhone. It's great because it uses the sensors in your phone to track how you sleep. The smart technology wakes you up when you're in your lightest state of sleeping so you feel more refreshed.

Price: Free

17. And an eye mask.

Eye masks are great for those who need complete darkness to fall asleep. Even better they can come in handy when you want to take an afternoon nap or are trying to fall asleep on a flight.

There are a lot of different eye masks for various needs but the one pictured above is very silky soft and comes with ear plugs.

Price: $8.75

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