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10 Routines That Will Increase Your Productivity

A daily routine helps you to organize your day, achieve your goals, and decreases procrastination.

Routines are a powerful tool that can build momentum, break bad habits and prioritize our lives. They also make us more productive. If this doesn’t make it more productive, I don’t know what will. How can you determine which routines you want and are able to include in your daily life? These suggestions can help you decide which routines should be a part of your daily life. These 10 powerful routines will boost your productivity.

1. Get up when it’s convenient for you

Personally, I need to get up at a reasonable hour. However, I know of successful people who get up earlier. If you’re a night owl and try to get up earlier, you may be going against your body’s natural rhythm.

Instead of trying to force yourself to wake up at 5 a.m. every morning, consider your circadian rhythm. Although it sounds simple, your body will tell you when it is time to go to sleep, wake up and eat. Your body will also tell you when your most productive times are. This will help you get enough sleep, and allow you to plan your day based on your energy level.

2. Get off the phone when you wake up

This is a common mistake. This is a common mistake. We all do it. Jim Kwik, a brain performance expert, says you should not look at your phone for the first hour of the morning.

Your brain is highly suggestible at this time. This causes our brain to become distracted by the dopamine released from our electronic devices. Because we want to feel those positive feelings, our productivity also suffers throughout the day. Instead of going to work, we prefer to be glued to our smartphones.

The downside of checking your phone first thing in the AM is that you can also look at it later. The negative news and stress of managing work-related messages can make it difficult to start the day. This is not the best way of starting the day. It is better to start your day with a positive outlook.

Do you set your phone to alarm? You might consider buying an old-fashioned alarm clock or kitchen timer. This is a quick tip: Turn off your phone’s alarm when it rings.

3. Start your day with breakfast

It’s not surprising. Fuel is essential to provide you with the energy you require to get through the day. You shouldn’t eat a donut with a sugary beverage. You should think about healthier alternatives like eggs, berries and avocados. These foods will give you energy, but they are also good for your brain because they increase concentration and memory.

4. Move your body

Physical activity does not only improve your health. All types of exercise can help you relax and get your head clear. You can get rid of the grogginess by exercising immediately after you wake up and even before you eat breakfast.

5. Meditate

As I grew older, anxiety has become a problem. It can be difficult to remain present at times, if you have ever dealt with it. It can make it difficult to fall asleep.

Although meditation has not eliminated all my anxiety, it has helped me to relax. It has made a big difference. It helped me to calm down and refocus my attention on the present. The best part? Meditation can be done whenever you like, wherever you are.

6. Make sure you make the bed

This entry would be a great gift for my mother, even though I doubt it was a messy child. Making your bed can be a great way of starting your day productively.

US Admiral William H. McRaven stated the following during his commencement speech at the University of Texas in 2014.

You will accomplish the first task of your day if you make your bed every morning. You will feel proud and encouraged to complete more tasks. It will give you a sense of pride and encourage you to do more tasks.

It’s much more fun than scrolling through your social networks feeds.

7. Recite affirmations

Hal Elrod wrote this in his book The Miracle Morning: The Unsuspecting Secret Guaranteed To Transform Your Life (Before 8:00 AM)

Your subconscious mind will be impacted immediately if you create and then repeat your affirmations daily, ideally out loud. They work to change the way you think, feel and act so you can overcome limiting beliefs and behaviors that are hindering your success.

Simple statements such as “Today will prove to be the best day” are powerful. These affirmations help you to focus on the things you want. These affirmations stimulate positive thinking neurons.

8. Read

Reading is one of the most important things you can do to take care of yourself. You can learn new perspectives and ideas through reading. It reduces stress and broadens your understanding.

I know what your thoughts are: “When will I find the time to read?” If you didn’t check your phone every morning, you could still read for approximately ten minutes. It is also possible to read before going to bed at night. You should always have a book and a second one on your tablet or phone. You can read while waiting in line or on your way to work.

9. Schedule your time

Even Jeff Lebowski, the “biggest bum”, knew exactly how he would spend his time. Lebowski knew exactly how he wanted to spend his time. It could be drinking a White Russian, listening Creedence or bowling with Walter, Donny, and others. However, no one knew what he was doing. Although it worked for him, it is not the lifestyle that most people want.

You’ll wander aimlessly if you don’t plan your time. You know what you have to do. What are your priorities? What are your priorities? When will you cross them off your list? Do you have deadlines? You can answer these questions by creating a calendar and plan accordingly.

10. Reduce your decisions

All of us have limited brain power. You will feel decision fatigue if you spend too much energy on low-level decisions. Mental fatigue can make it difficult to be productive.

Mark Zuckerberg is the same person every day, regardless of your feelings about him. Barak Obama was known for wearing only grey or blue suits. He didn’t care about breakfast, so he could concentrate on more important decisions.

It is a good idea to organize your clothes every night and make sure you have enough food for tomorrow. You can also do this all week long on Sunday. This is where you can save your energy and willpower to do what truly matters.


Hey! My name's Paula and welcome to my lifestyle blog and welcome to my outlook on life and discoveries.

When you write a blog, it's surprising how much you learn about life issues. Writing stuff down helps me and hopefully, you will discover that it will help you too"

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