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No News is Good News
You might want to try avoiding the news in the morning—at least until the bulk of your to-do list is complete. Depressing reports can distract you from efficiently accomplishing your a.m. routine—getting ready for work, feeding the kids, mentally preparing for a good day, says Los Angeles lifestyle coach Ruth Klein. If you really want to watch a morning show, DVR it. 

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