My family, of course. We all very much need and love one another. I don't really have the luxury of sleeping in, because I need to get up and go to work, rain or shine. But even when the weather is bad, all I have to do is think about my family, and boom, I'm out of bed and ready to seize another blessed day.
I'm retired now, so if it's miserable out, I sometimes will actually stay in bed. But usually, there's something or someone that motivates me to get up. Sometimes it's my wife, sometimes it's my early-morning pick-up basketball games, or sometimes it's planning for a cycling event because I always look forward to those, and planning for them helps me deal with the rain better.
I never have a problem getting out of bed. I love mornings and am always excited to wake up and start journaling while I sip my homemade latte.
Knowing there is a great cup of coffee waiting for me. I always set up my coffee maker the night before, so that it goes off before I wake up in the morning. When I smell the fresh coffee brewing, I feel ready to get out of bed and ease into a new day.
My dog, Nellie. She always motivates me to get out of bed, regardless of the weather, because she wants her breakfast and to go for a nice, long walk. It is our morning routine and we both love it.
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