Ideal Morning

My mornings are not the usual morning.  I wake up at three in the morning and  start working  at five in the morning. Sometimes I wonder what would be my ideal morning if I work 9 to 5  day shift.  Once in a while, I experience the regular schedule of  most corporate slaves. In spite of the difficulties getting to work  during the rush hour, I treat every morning as a promise of a new beginning.

As boring as this may sound, this is my ideal morning.

MORNING

Wake up early

We have no choice, right? I have to wake up early. With my work schedule, I  am lucky to avoid the ugliness of the metropolis. It makes my mind at peace watching the busy city sleeping.  When I have to work at 10 or 9 in the morning, I choose to wake up four hours before my work.  I don’t want to attract negative energy by chasing time and competing with a crowd.

 

The rat race begins in MRT. I feel accomplished after surviving a rush hour in MRT

The rat race begins in MRT. I feel accomplished after surviving a rush hour in MRT

Walk and walk

If I have enough time, I walk.  Walking warms me up for the day. Don’t forget:  It induces endorphins.

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Take photos of your surroundings

I know it sounds strange taking photos in places you’ve walked everyday. But  there are little wonders even in places that you are most familiar with. Sometimes, appreciation over small and ordinary things is acquired. What an irony!

this is just so ordinary for someone who works everyday in Makati but I'm thinking I don't see this everyday in my hometown

This is just so ordinary for someone who works everyday in Makati but I’m thinking I don’t see this everyday in my hometown

 

I've been walking around Greenbelt a couple of times but this is the only time I notice the reindeers

I’ve been walking around Greenbelt a couple of times but this is the only time I notice the reindeers

 

Take time to look outside your office window

I like to see sceneries whether they are composed of skyscrapers and street lights or mountains  and borderless sea. It reminds me that the world is too big and unexplored while I am too small to exaggerate  the importance of rubbish things in my life (chos!)

I take a few seconds or minute to see this view

MAKATI – I take a few seconds or minute to see this view

Have a nice breakfast

I really don’t have a concept of breakfast. Sometimes I eat too early or too late. I always describe McDonald’s breakfast as a corporate breakfast. Sometimes, there are some food that give you good vibes without big reasons. Food is happiness period.

corporate breakfast

Drink coffee and talk to yourself 

Before I start my work, I have a cup of coffee and close my eyes for a few seconds and slowly say something like this: “It’s a beautiful day. Thank you Lord!”

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Play music

I love music. It sets my mood for the day and it sometimes help me  to concentrate. I listen Zedd’s music most of the time. His upbeat music keeps me awake and energized. And I make sure it’s always full volume (not recommendable!)  I want to be isolated with music. There is so much power of building a world of your own.

Matthew Koma is such a good song writer. Zedd is very very talented.  And Miriam Bryant is my new girl crush

Listen to their song “Find you.” Matthew Koma is such a good song writer. Zedd is very very talented. And Miriam Bryant is my new girl crush

Recite my mantra in my head

My mantra for this month is Lea Michele’s new song:

♫ And now I will start living today, today, today. I close the door. I got this new beginning and I will fly. I’ll fly like a cannonball, like a cannonball, like a cannonball♫

cannonball image

Photo taken in Corregidor

 

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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. June
    Apr 05, 2014 @ 01:10:17

    Good morning!

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  2. Anonymous
    Apr 04, 2014 @ 23:17:04

    like it

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  3. jackieB
    Apr 04, 2014 @ 14:38:37

    hehe… always begin the day with positive thoughts 😉

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  4. andy1076
    Apr 04, 2014 @ 14:08:43

    A great day followed by firing the cannon screaming ‘This is how I feel at the end!!’ huh lol 😉

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