When there is too much to do, or think, or finish (and there often is), the world won’t stop to wait for you. It won’t let you rest. It won’t let you focus. Only you can do that.
Many of the most successful people in the world maintain demanding schedules, juggle responsibilities and discover their peak performance by expertly managing their mornings. How I manage my mornings makes all the difference.
Build Your Life Raft with Routine
A morning routine accomplishes three key things:
- It frees you from decision-making, which preserves willpower.
- It gives you time to think, plan and act, before the day makes you react.
- It builds mindful awareness of what’s within your control and what isn’t.
Here’s my typical routine: