Chances are you probably already have some sort of morning routine. But maybe there's some room for improvement. On My Morning Routine, you can read hundreds of productive morning routines to see what new habits you can pick up and try infusing into your own.
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While reading the site, I found it absolutely fascinating to learn about all the different morning routines from people who exercise or do yoga, parents, business owners, and writers like Ariana Huffington and Penelope Trunk. There were predictable patterns, such as drinking coffee and working out, while others weren't even morning people at all. It goes to show that even if you're a late riser, having a morning routine is important because it helps set the stage for the rest of your day.
Of course, with all this insight we know that rejiggering a routine rarely works out the way it does in our head. Check out this article on how to make the new morning habits you want to keep stick.
You probably already have a morning routine, where you get up, clean up, get ready for the day and head out the door. What you may be missing is a morning ritual, or something you do to set the stage for the day and start yourself off on a positive note. Here's what we mean.