Tom Brady drinks 20 ounces of water every morning. Chrissy Teigen makes her favorite breakfast (“two eggs over easy with avocado and turkey bacon”). Melinda Gates spends an hour in “quiet time”: stretching, meditating, or doing yoga. However you spend it — a solid morning routine has the power to ease our stress and help us feel focused and composed throughout the day.

In this episode of “Thrive Tried It,” I tried the morning routines of successful people (like Brady, Teigen, and Gates). Watch the full video (above) to see what I learned, and which habits I stuck with.

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  • Alexandra Hayes

    Content Director, Product & Brand, at Thrive

    Alexandra Hayes is a Content Director, Product & Brand, at Thrive. Prior to joining Thrive, she was a middle school reading teacher in Canarsie, Brooklyn.