Rushing to your email first thing after you wake up (or refreshing your inbox on your phone) may not be in your best interest in creating a productive process for the rest of your day. Thought it's often tempting to check in right away, taking care of mental and physical state may be more beneficial.
What do many successful people do before they check their email each day? Any variety of stretching, working out, drinking water, and/or eating breakfast. Additionally, many professionals spend time reflecting and visualizing to help organize their thoughts and upcoming tasks each day.
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