What gets me out of bed in the morning is…

What gets you out of bed in the morning? Explore stories told by people across America about what gets them out of bed in the morning.  

What gets me out of bed in the morning is the social justice conflicts we face today as a global community. As a straight, white, able-bodied, neurologically-typical male, I am the apotheosis of privilege. This is my greatest area of opportunity because I get to wake...
What gets me out of bed in the morning is knowing that I can do the things that I wanted to do the day before. Finishing personal projects, practicing skills, eating something new, etc as well as the simple things that I enjoy like going outside...
What gets me out of bed in the morning is my professional dream. The kind of dream not just for me but almost entirely for my family. Every day that I had to wake up early in the morning, the constant made me feel jaded and...
What gets me out of bed in the morning is knowing the tasks and goals, I set for myself everyday to complete. I feel like quarantine has really changed most of us for the best, because for me I had to face many challenges that...
What gets me out of bed in the morning is my children. I have two kids, a boy and a girl. I would do anything and everything for them. On the days when I'm feeling blue. My depression and anxiety come and go. Every time I...
What gets me out of bed in the morning is anticipation of better days ahead. At 27 years old, I'm currently trying to find a decent, permanent, full-time job, and it has been frustrating process despite graduating from college in 2016 and having skills that could...
What gets me out of bed in the morning is a million tiny things. I get up in the mornings for that first sip of coffee with just the right amount of creamer. For those wide grins on friends faces when I crack the stupidest jokes...
What gets me out of bed in the morning is CHEMISTRY!! I'm an autistic adult, and the moment I learned about biochemistry and genetics in 7th grade was the moment I fell in love for the first time. Being autistic means I have the ability to...
What gets me out of bed in the morning is constantly walking up to my bedroom light shining in my eyes because my sister did not get her clothes ready the day before, or having to get my baby sister up at around 7:15 so she...
What gets me out of bed in the morning is knowing that every day I get to experience life. I appreciate the sights, sounds, smells, everything that we can feel as humans. Our lives are so short. Even a horrible day is better than no day...
What gets me out of bed in the morning is my two nieces. Having several mental illnesses for as long as I can remember, it was always hard to find reasons to stay alive. Eventually I was allowing anyone to treat me how they wanted, since...