When people are successful, we want to know their secret. It’s why there are so many books and articles on the habits that will lead to success. One of those secret hacks is having a morning routine. Despite what you may have read, this doesn’t mean waking up at 4am each day. What it does mean, is it’s important to find something that works for you.
In this episode we discuss why morning routines are important, how they can set you up to have a successful and productive day, and how you can start building your own routine.
Tune in for the full conversation or enjoy the moments below:
1:50 – The core reason behind building routines
2:48 – How you can get around not being a “morning person”
4:18 – The goal of having a morning routine
4:31 – Why making your bed in the morning is recommended (and what it’s really about)
6:02 – How to balance routine with craving novelty
6:50 – The difference between variability and novelty
9:48 – What an old Roman expression has to do with routine
11:16 – Where novelty can sometimes go wrong
16:50 – How parenting impacts routines
23:16 – Start your morning routines at night
25:52 – Once you have the routine, what happens when it’s not available
27:41 – The end goal of triggering your routines