from Naomi Teeter:
Happy people tend to share many of the following morning habits:
1. They wake up with a sense of gratitude.
2. They begin anew each and every morning.
3. They take part in prayer, affirmation, or meditation.
4. They read.
5. They keep things simple and don't rush out the door.
6. They exercise.
7. They get some fresh air.
8. They savor the beauty of their surroundings and practice being present in the moment.
The details of each can be found here.