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It is no secret that I am a morning person. I also wake up early to feed my cats and then to catch up on reading some blog posts or start working on my next one. I like that it is quiet and find that I work better like that. I finally have a routine going here.
Though I know I can run at any time during the day, I prefer doing it in the morning. Here’s why:
👟 Sunrises. These are wonderful to see in the morning. With so many magnificent colors, it is a great way to make me smile and be alone in my thoughts. My own world. The same can be said for sunsets.
👟 It is my ME time. I’ve written about this before. Running in the morning is my ME time. I enjoy running when it is quiet and not a person in sight. For the most part I listen to music. I have a combination of English/Spanish and slow/fast music for my runs. Sometimes I focus on the music or think about what is going on in the world or what I need to do that day.
👟 More free time in the evening. I am exhausted when I am done with work. Being online and talking all day (because my students don’t talk that much) takes up a lot of energy. I want to come home to read or watch TV. Sometimes I need to do some errands and I can go after work and still be home at a decent time. Other times I want to be home and be with my cats. 🙂
👟 It is a routine for me. I wake up, run, and go to work. Repeat the following day. I work well when I have routines set up for me. I think this is another reason why I am enjoying going back to work. Yesterday was one month since I’ve been back to teaching in my classroom.
👟 Beat the heat. Of course this doesn’t apply now why for sure in the Summer. There’s been times when at 6am it is already hot and humid. Right now I am complaining about the weather here in Chicago but in a few months I will be complaining about the heat. 🙂