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A gentler way to wake up

My Wake Up Call promises to deliver an upbeat message that gets you out of bed in a kinder, gentler way than the annoying buzz of an alarm clock. A month’s worth of daily inspirational messages can be downloaded to an MP3 player or CD.

Research shows that an uplifted mindset upon awakening adds up to a positive perspective throughout the day. And that means less stress.

My Workout Wake Up Call is the first in a series of motivational messages and includes music recorded by the American Wind Symphony Orchestra. The messages from a personal trainer are designed to encourage listeners to get up and go exercise.

Others on the way include: My Worthiness Wake Up Call, My Wellness Wake Up Call and My Wisdom Wake Up Call.

There are several ways to get the motivational messages. You can download a month’s worth of messages to your iPod or iPhone for about $20 a month (you’ll need the free alarm clock from the iTunes app store) or buy a CD player with messages for about $50. Other options are available at