7. Cuddle your kids
Few things are more stressful in the morning than waking up an overtired seven-year-old or a snoring teenager. Yet this is one of the few times when you can catch your children still vulnerable. Sit beside them and gently smooth their hair as you softly waken them one by one. Or, if you’re dealing with very young children, gently hug them awake. Such moments will send a quiet surge of joy through your entire day and will become all too rare in much too short a time.
Adapted From 5-Minute Health Boosters (Reader’s Digest)