Episode 12 - Start your day with a killer morning routine
After taking a pause so we can 'be better' - we're back this week with an episode on starting your day in the best way you possibly can. After all, if you're going to be good at things, and have a great day - you're in with a fighting chance if you start that day well. In this week's episode we look at why you should think about your morning routine, how small things can make a difference, and where to find out how successful people start their day.
Some of the stuff in there is:
Why you should think about your morning routine
Planning to plan from a personal perspective
Having a morning routine isn't just for people running multi-million pound operations
But if they do it - why shouldn't you?
I've done the research in places like Success magazine, Forbes,Tony Robbins, Jim Rohn, David Allen and so on, so you don't have to. Here are some articles for further reading:
Success - 10 morning routines of wildly successful entrepreneurs
Fastcompany - The morning routines of the most successful people
Forbes - Routines of 7 successful but human millennial entrepreneurs
What my morning routine is - and why I do it
Circadian rhythms and - why they make you feel like you do
Your alarm is a conflict, but you can make it work for you
Why I get up at 4:50, and why you should get up at 6:37
Laugh, smile - do it FIRST
The psychology of smiling
Water water everywhere - get it inside you
Run for your life - why some exercise every day is a good idea
Oy - YOU! (time)
Get cold - If it's good enough for Tim Ferris and Tony Robbins, it's good enough for us
What 30 seconds in a cold shower tells you about taking things for granted
The 6 steps:
Alarm - set it with intention, don't snooze
Laugh - look in the mirror laugh or smile at yourself, I promise you, it's funny and good
Water - half a litre, 16 ounces re-hydrate quickly after you've woken up
Activity - walk outside, gym, run - whatever works for you
You time - 10 minutes of meditation, yoga, or just taking 10 to stop and think what you want to do today
Shower - cold blast, 30 seconds at the end.
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