No, it’s not a new STD, it’s Upsy Daisy Day!  Did you wake up on the right side of the bed this morning?  If not, get back in and start over.  Created in 2003 by Stephanie West Allen, today reminds us to wake up gloriously, gratefully and gleefully every morning.

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GLORIOUS. Get out the bed like you’re a rock star!  Someone thinks you’re special and at the very least, you should think you’re special.  Don’t let anyone ruin your wake up.  Let go of things from the night before and get out the bed with a grand production.  Make waking up an event.  You’re glorious and the world is anxiously waiting to see what you’re going to do today!

GRATEFUL.   You survived the night!  Be grateful you’re waking up at all.  Who knows how many times you may have rolled dangerously close to the edge of the bed or almost used that toilet in your dream?  You’re a survivor, so wake up grateful for the millions of breaths that could have been your last.

GLEEFUL. Wake up like you live in Disneyland.  You should be gleeful and full of wonder about the great things in store.  Don’t give your first thoughts of the day to anything negative.  Think of all the amazing things you can accomplish or at least give the old college try.  And when things get difficult, you can Upsy Daisy and …



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