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How A Morning Routine Can Set You Up for Success

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” - Winston S. Churchill

Many of us seem to be convinced that we aren’t morning people. Though, have you ever taken a moment to wonder why you believe that? No matter the verdict, it is time to re-evaluate the validity of this.

The truth is, a morning routine is enough to set you up for success both in your private and professional lives. The right morning routine should be in alignment with your purpose to truly get the best out of it. For example, if you value spirituality, adding 30 minutes of meditation to your morning routine would reap the best results.

If you’re still not convinced, let’s take a look at four ways a morning routine can set you up for success.

1. A Morning Routine Sets the Tone for Your Day

Having a solid morning routine allows you to set the tone for your day. It will provide immediate structure making it easier for you to wake up and take control of the day. Rather than waking up and checking your notifications, a morning routine makes us far more disciplined in our practices.

Choosing to favour productivity over mundane scrolling will set you up for success. When we set the tone for our day with a morning routine, we are not settling for anything less than excellence.

2. Morning Routines Enhance Productivity

Many people seem to believe that morning routines and daily habits are monotonous. However, a morning routine is a bridge between action and success. By developing a morning routine and having a structure, we are able to not just take action, but take inspired action towards our goals.

3. Morning Routines Leave You in Control

When you have a solid morning routine, you learn to react to life in a more thoughtful manner. The world we live in today is chaotic and packed full of drama for us to readily consume. Though, it is our decision how we react to it.

Prioritising a morning routine helps you develop patterns and take control of the life you’re living and what you’re consuming. Prioritising your own wellbeing and happiness is not selfish.