Lemon Ginger Drops
Why add lemon and ginger drops to your morning routine?
Though this may seem like a tiny habit incapable of actually changing anything in your life, I’m here to convince you otherwise. Right off the bat, starting your day with this ritual of warm lemon ginger water is akin to waking up and making your bed. To quote Navy Seal, Admiral McRaven (someone far more disciplined than me): “If you make your bed every morning you will have accomplished the first task of the day. It will give you a small sense of pride, and it will encourage you to do another task and another and another. By the end of the day, that one task completed will have turned into many tasks completed.”
So, when you wake up (make your bed) and drink warm lemon ginger water, think of the law of inertia, which states that an object at rest remains at rest, while an object in motion remains in motion. From this lens, this “tiny habit” has far-reaching resonance that encourages you to continue with other, larger and more immediately impactful small or big habits that will compounded together change your life in significant and measurable ways.
Furthermore, when you make the habit of starting your day with water, you’re decidedly not starting your day with coffee. This is important because so many of us habitually rely on coffee to wake us up. We don’t ask ourselves if we need it, we just drink it without second thought. In doing this, we also rob our body the opportunity to wake up naturally; albeit perhaps a bit more slowly. This sends signals to the body that it’s not moving quickly enough, which perpetuates subconscious feelings of being behind or in lack.
So, drink this in the morning. Take a second to ask yourself what your body needs and then take that next step to honor whatever comes up. Who knows, maybe it needs a green juice and no coffee at all…
Why You’ll Love It
Recipe Cost Breakdown
5 knobs of ginger: $1.19
5 lemon fruits: $1.44
Total Cost: $2.63
What You’ll Need
|5 knobs of ginger|
|5 lemon fruits, juiced|