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Sparked: The Perfect Morning Routine (is not what you think)
Your start-up routine doesn't need to be a *morning* routine
There’s a lot of hype around morning routines. It’s true that, for many people, they make a huge difference to the flow of their day. It’s also true that so many successful, high-performing people have one.
But it’s also true that they don’t work for a lot of people and many people make them harder than they need to be.
Jonathan and I explore a lot of the myths around morning routines in our latest Sparked conversation, “The Perfect Morning Routine (is not what you think). You can listen to the podcast below or on your favorite podcast player 👆🏽.
Morning routines and the myths surrounding them
The importance of considering individual chronotypes and life circumstances in determining the best way to start the day
Creating a personalized startup routine based on energy levels and priorities
Choosing activities that replenish and nourish us, rather than following a prescribed list
Avoiding attentional channels that may trigger negative emotions or anxiety
Creating a library of potential activities for the startup routine
Having a dynamic routine that supports being present and having exquisite tension in what you're doing
Adapting the routine based on seasons and environment
The importance of routine in providing stability and certainty in a world of uncertainty
Evaluating whether the startup routine supports dreams, needs, and values