There is nothing better in the world than taking a long evening bath. However, taking baths in the morning maybe even more beneficial for you! And no, we are not talking about a cold morning bath – although those have threat own benefits as well, we are talking about a warm regular bath. Here are the 4 best benefits of taking a morning bath each morning:
Although taking a bath in the morning might seem counterintuitive, in reality, it’s actually the best way to ease into the day. Yes, it takes a bit more time than a regular shower, however, the water around you and the calmness can help you slow down, relax and have a better start of the day. We know you might think waking up faster and rushing off to seize the day might seem like a better idea to you, but just think about how your day changes when it starts in a rush.
Your thoughts are racing, your whole day is in a rush, and this chaotic environment that you create for yourself in the long term can even be a cause for anxiety. That’s why waking up a few minutes earlier and slowing yourself down with a bath instead of rushing out, can help you to feel more stable and have a better day.
Enhance Your Positive Mood
Speaking of having better days, taking a bath in the morning can also help you to enhance your positive mood. When a day starts off with worry, and thoughts about how much you have to do today at work and constantly listing down task after task – it’s not a pleasant feeling is it?
Each day shouldn’t just be about what you do, but also about how you do it, and the state of mind in which you are. By taking the time each morning to devote even a few extra minutes to yourself, and calm yourself down, you will notice that throughout the day you will be in a more positive mood. It’s not that your whole day will change – yes you will still have all the tasks waiting for you, however, your mindset towards them no longer will be one of worry of how you will get everything done, but rather one with a positive outlook.
We also like to multitask a bit so we do a short meditation while taking our morning bath, however, if you feel that you aren’t up for it, you can just take a few minutes and lay in your bath and enjoy yourself.
Extra Tip: You can also play your favorite songs, or you can simply focus on your favorite affirmation to further boost your positive mood.
Letting Creativity Flow
In the previous benefits, we mentioned that most people’s minds start rushing early in the morning. That’s because we are simply wired to be more active in the mornings, even if our bodies might be passive. Taking a nice, calming morning bath in the morning can help you not only calm yourself but also to direct your train of rushed thoughts towards a more positive outcome.
Morning baths help in increasing our creativity, which is why they are the perfect time to direct your thoughts towards an issue that needs a more creative solution and find an answer that you wouldn’t have thought before.
Becoming More Productive And Efficient
By harnessing creativity and a more positive outlook during your morning bath, you can also increase your productivity and efficiency. That’s because the thoughts that once were simply rushing out of control each morning, causing stress, panic or even anxiety are now calmed down and directed towards a specific issue and task.
By tackling task by task, and having better overall control over your thoughts, and no longer rushing out and causing yourself more stress, you are setting a perfect mood for enhanced motivation, productivity, and efficiency during the day.
We hope that these benefits will encourage you to not only make baths part of your routines but also to start having morning baths more often! Tune in to our Instagram to get daily bath tips!