How an Influencer Strategist Uses a Morning Routine to Alleviate Her Anxiety

What’s the first thing you do when you get out of bed in the morning? A well-rounded morning routine sets the tone for the day and gets you prepped—both mentally and physically—before diving into a packed schedule filled with emails, chores, happy hours, workouts, and more. Our series Morning Person profiles those who have mastered the art of the morning routine. Tune in every Monday morning here and on our Instagram to learn exactly how the pros get it all done before the sun comes up, from their go-to breakfasts to their a.m. workouts.

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Idalia Salsamendi

Idalia Salsamendi truly is one of those people who appears to always have their sh*t together. Between managing her clients, launching campaigns, running her own jewelry line (with her mom, how sweet!) and bouncing from country to country, this woman sure keeps herself busy. But beneath the surface are layers and layers of lots of hard work—not just within her career but at keeping her mental health in check. Dealing with clinical anxiety may be an added challenge to an already booked schedule, but Idalia has found ways to incorporate wellness rituals like digital detoxes, gratitude journaling, and lots of cardio to keep her anxiety at bay. Keep scrolling for her morning routine.