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7AM - DRINK YOUR MORNING CUPPA BY A WINDOW

‘Exposing yourself to natural light first thing in the morning helps “reset” your circadian rhythm, the body clock that governs your sleep-wake cycle,’ advises Russell Foster, professor of circadian neuroscience at Oxford University. You’ll feel more alert during the day and sleepy enough to hit the sack later.

7.15AM - MEDITATE

‘You’re more likely to be mindful and cope better with any stress through the day ahead,’ says Andy Puddicombe, co-founder of the

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