Similarly, making time to eat some breakfast, especially if it involves some protein to jumpstart your energy, will help to put some pep into your morning.
Make it easy for yourself
Taking 10 minutes in the evening to prepare whatever it is you'll need the next day will pay off big time when it comes to the quality of your morning. Set the coffee pot up, have some breakfast food ready to go, lay out your running gear, make sure your tablet is charged for your rise-and-shine game of online mahjong -- whatever it is, take a little time, as part of your nighttime routine, to set yourself up for success in the morning.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again
Transforming yourself into a morning person won't happen overnight, partly because forming a new habit takes time, and partly because overnight is when you'll be sleeping. (I'll be here all week, don't forget to tip your server, etc.) Give yourself three weeks of doing your best to conquer the morning, tweaking and adjusting as you go, as conventional wisdom says it takes 21 days to form a new habit. It may very well take longer than that, but three weeks is a not-too-daunting amount of time during which to make a commitment to yourself. Good luck out there!