So why can't you bring yourself to do it? My morning routine was born out of necessity and a deep sense of investment in
In the grand scheme of things, your morning routine might not seem that important. The process of waking up, cleaning up, getting dressed, eating, and traveling to work, when compared with the hours you spend actually working, is pretty insignificant.
When coaching my clients on this, I get them to focus on the little things first--the daily routines and habits that ensure they're locked in and ready to give the day their best effort. And I've found that there is no time more pivotal to creating the day's momentum than in the morning.
My kids are back to school this morning! Hence the picture of me sliding through the kitchen with my coffee cup raised like a trophy. Getting through that last hurdle of summer always feels like a massive win. Then there's the whirlwind of shopping for school supplies and haircuts and who gets which backpack, and no you can't have two lunch boxes, and I will turn this car around and then nobody gets mechanical pencils!
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Rest assured, there will be wardrobe changes.
I think how one stars their day and the first things they do in the morning are very important. I have to admit, I wasn't always a morning person. However, once I started to change my habits by making small changes every day my energy, happiness and charisma grew and grew!
The end of the workday sometimes feels like the end of a toothpaste tube. You could go all intense and squeeze out every last bit, but why bother? It's done. You just toss it. That's okay for toothpaste, but not for your workday. Your workday is not a toothpaste tube, and the last few minutes should be purposefully engaged, not carelessly tossed.