I try to do it everyday. And, once there, I try to stay that way until it’s time for bed. Coffee is often helpful, but there’s nothing like music to ensure consciousness and to get into an appropriate mood for the rest of the day.
Good Morning, Good Morning The Beatles
When I first became a stepfather and the kids were impressionable, I’d start off with Sousa, Fats Waller, and, sometimes, Earth, Wind, and Fire. It worked for me, but it was a struggle for them just to pull themselves out of bed and lurch toward school. As a wise sage once said, Different strokes for different folks.
Sleepers Awake Incredible String Band
I still like to begin the day with some kind of intention. That’s fine when one lives alone, but to keep the peace, I’ve learned to take my coffee into my office and close the door. If this is something you do, let me know what’s on at your house.
Start Off Each Day With A Song Jimmy Durante