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!
Quick, easy and super delicious.
While there is truth that coloring is an enjoyable and focused activity that can make excellent use of your time, the benefits that it gives you cannot be underemphasized.
One great thing about owning a smartphone is having the ability to have multiple alarms set on any given day. Most people have alarms to wake themselves up in the morning, but do people use alarms to alert them to report to bed?