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Every day should be a fresh start, which is why we partnered with The Laughing Cow® Cheese for quick, mindful moments that transform your daily outlook while maximizing precious time.

Waking up is a complete refresh, setting you up for a new day filled with exciting opportunities and adventures. Instead of getting stuck trying to catch up with overwhelming tasks, challenge yourself to start new daily habits that will leave you feeling less harried and more mindful. We have 20 you can add to your daily must-do list without feeling overwhelmed. Start by focusing on one new habit, or sprinkle them all throughout the day for instant positive change.

  1. Stretch for one minute.
  2. Create a to-do list for the day.
  3. Write down daily goals.
  4. Email a friend, wishing them a good day.
  5. Meditate.
  6. Get your cardio on and do 60 jumping jacks.
  7. Take a break and make a healthy snack.
  8. Instead of texting or calling, have a meaningful conversation face to face.
  9. Take one minute to do something you love.
  10. Throw an item away that you're not using anymore. If you can donate it, start a bag for items and add to it daily.
  11. Give someone a hug and then an honest compliment.
  12. Sketch something for one minute.
  13. Perform a random act of kindness.
  14. Spend one minute immersed in the outdoors.
  15. Get up from your desk and walk around the office for one minute.
  16. Watch a cute animal video and laugh out loud.
  17. Point out one thing you like in the mirror while giving yourself a compliment.
  18. Write down five things you did today that made you feel good.
  19. Declutter your desk or work area.
  20. Set alarms and reminders for the next day.

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