1 in 3 Americans considers meditation to be part of a perfect morning routine


The intention to be mindful is growing around the
world, particularly in the West. Tired of overwork, approximately one-third of Americans
now strive to meditate in the morning. In fact, the poll of 2,000 people found that time
set aside for mindfulness is considered to be nearly as important as coffee or exercise
before work.

As GoodNewsNetwork reports, the survey
sought to explore people’s morning routines and lifestyles. The questions focused
on how people wished to spend their time. If anything, the results revealed that the
self-care movement is alive and well.

Americans are embracing the concept of meditation,
particularly for the contemplative and mood-elevating effects. In the poll, 36% said
that their “perfect morning routine” includes setting aside to meditate, or
rest in silence and calm their minds. Similarly, 24% said yoga is part of their ideal
morning routine.

A whopping 40 percent of participants said they
prefer exercising first thing in the morning to set up their day. They prefer to elevate
their blood pressure before starting their work day or jumping into reading the

The survey was conducted by OnePoll in conjunction
with Thermador. Poll results show that two-thirds of people (65%) are longing for more
control of their mornings. Furthermore, 77% rate their mornings as “busy.”
One in five respondents said that they are always in a rush to get out of the door each

9 Things Americans deem essential for the
perfect morning routine

1. Coffee (52%)
2. Tasty breakfast (41%)
3. Exercise (40%)
4. Meditation (36%)
5. Watch the news (33%)
6. Read the news (31%)
7. Listen to a podcast (27%)
8. Have a juice (26%)
9. Yoga (24%)

Of those surveyed, 74% agreed that having more time
in the morning would be a true luxury.


June 8, 2020


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