Over the last few months, we’ve heard even more about the benefits of creating a morning routine. When your typical work and school routines keep changing, a consistent morning routine can provide some structure and familiarity to your day.
Here are just a few of the benefits of creating a morning routine:
1. Set the tone for the rest of your day.
One of the benefits of following a morning routine is the tone it sets for the rest of your day. When you start each day with intentional tasks that benefit your body and mind, you’re more likely to continue that pattern for the rest of the day. Following a morning routine makes it more likely that the rest of your day will be productive and positive.
2. Get a few minutes of quiet.
You might think of a morning routine as a time to accomplish a set number of tasks. And it is, but it’s also an opportunity to sit and enjoy a few quiet moments. Those quiet moments might be sitting outside and drinking a cup of coffee. Or meditating with an app on your phone. Working in a few minutes of quiet each morning can help calm your mind and start the day with less stress.
3. Focus your mind.
By following a morning routine, you’re giving your mind a consistent focal point each morning. Rather than your attention getting pulled in several different directions, a routine eliminates any decision-making. You already know what you need to do each morning. So you can focus on each individual task with less distractive thoughts.
When you’re creating your morning routine, keep in mind that there is no perfect routine. The best routine is the one that works for you.
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