The Morning Mind (Paperback)
The Morning Mind (Paperback)
Use Your Brain to Master Your Day and Supercharge Your Life
Unleash positive thinking and productive imagination, and flip negative thoughts and behaviors into a lifetime to improve every aspect of your life—each morning, one day at a time.
Bad habits. Bad feelings. Bad mornings that turn into regrettable days.
Banish them all with simple brain hacks that flip negative thoughts and behaviors into positive, productive ones. Instead of dragging through your day, learn to wake up refreshed, recharge regularly, and live better than ever.
The Morning Mind makes it easy. Based on findings from neuroscience and medicine, the book helps you tamp down on the fear-driven reptile brain and tap into the part linked to thinking and imagination.
With topics ranging from diet and hydration to exercise and meditation, you’ll find ideas for activating your brain—and improving every aspect of your life:
Restore healthy cycles of waking and sleeping
Block harmful cortisol hormones
Boost mental performance
Create calmer mornings
Improve your leadership skills
From the moment the alarm clock rings, The Morning Mind helps you greet each day with gusto.
"How many times do you start your day groggy? A fast start would add hours to your productive day. Successful people understand the importance of morning routines. Dr. Carter has provided invaluable insight to how you can tap into your brain and build a solid foundation for beginning your day and improving your job performance."--Gerald Greenwald, former CEO and chairman of United Airlines, Inc.
This is a wonderful, practical book loaded with tips and techniques to get your brain moving the first thing in the morning to maximize your productivity the rest of the day. --Jack Canfield, Coauthor of The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be™
The Morning Mind is a winner! The authors, married doctors Robert and Kirti Carter, combine practical, body-based practices for increased well-being and creativity in fresh, interesting language. Do yourself a favor and read this book.-- Gay Hendricks, Ph.D. Author of The Big Leap
Beginning your day with these scientifically-verified techniques gives new meaning to the saying: 'Well begun is half done!' The Morning Mind gives you a literal "head-start," allowing you to have the most productive, effective, and creative day possible. You'll love this book! Highly recommended.-- Carol Kline #1 New York Times bestselling author of five books in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, Happy for No Reason, and Love for No Reason.
"A highly actionable plan to set up your day for optimal success and effectiveness."--Emma Seppälä, PhD, author of The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your Success
"Dr. Carter's framework and hacks will transform the way you start and finish your day."--Cy Wakeman, New York Times bestselling author of The Reality-Based Rules of the Workplace
"A legit, science-based manual that anyone can use to activate the untapped potential of their brain." --Max Lugavere, New York Times bestselling author of Genius Foods
"This book will unlock your greatest resources: creativity, imagination, and the courage to win. Seize the day with your Morning Mind."--Captain Kevin M. Smith, US Navy (Ret.)
'The Morning Mind' is a refreshing and invigorating wake-up call for all who aspire to seize the day and make the most of one's mortal moment. Its compelling guide to self-understanding can lead to greater self-transcendance. This better enables a reader to chart a more meaningful course of accomplishment for each dawning day, and further discover and realize those hopes and dreams that make life more worth living. -- Christopher Phillips, PhD, bestselling author of 'Socrates Cafe' and most recently, the acclaimed 'A Child at Heart: Unlocking Your Creativity, Curiosity and Reason at Every Age and Stage of Life'
The Morning Mind offers practical tools and techniques to get your brain moving first thing in the morning so you be most productive and happy throughout your day.--Marci Shimoff #1 NY Times bestselling author, Happy for No Reason and featured teacher in The Secret
About the Author
Dr. Rob Carter III, FACSM, FAIS, a US Army Officer, is an expert in human performance and has adjunct appointments at various academic institutions. As a Military Social Aide, Dr. Carter completed military assignments in several domestic and international locations. He has a PhD in biomedical sciences and medical physiology and an MPH in chronic disease epidemiology. Some of his accolades include being selected as a Yerby Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and as an inaugural Gates Millennium Scholar.