17th November
By Jason Daly

Create A Morning Routine That Motivates You

What would it be like to begin your day organized and inspired? It would be fantastic, wouldn't it? You would be confident that all was in order, know exactly what to do, and feel great.

Surprisingly, it doesn't take a lot to get off to a good start every day. All you have to do is develop a morning routine which encourages and equips you for success every day.

A morning habit, or routine, is one of the keys of success for individuals who are really successful in their lives and businesses/careers. It doesn't have to be complicated, and it really doesn't have to take a long time to create or to follow.

It will need a commitment from you at first to plan it and then you will need to practice it daily, so it becomes a discipline that occurs without you needing to intentionally work at it.

The most focused and organized people's morning routines typically contain the following things:

Get Up Early

Forget about extended lie-ins and hitting the snooze button every 5 minutes. Try setting your alarm an hour (or maybe two) earlier than usual and watch your productivity skyrocket.

An early morning start might not come easy at first, but as long as you get enough sleep and go to bed earlier, you'll soon see the benefits.

Use Positive Visualization

Try setting the tone for your day by giving it a big push. Visualize your accomplishment right away. Use positive statements and keep them visible so you can view them regularly to increase their effectiveness.

If you do this stage within the first 15-20 minutes of waking, you will have a better chance of succeeding because you will be able to access your subconscious mind before your conscious mind awakens and ‘ruins things’ by taking over!

Get Some Exercise

Exercise will help to wake up your entire body by getting your heart pumping oxygen-rich blood throughout it, and your body in general. You don't have to run 5 miles every day.

Gentle exercise, such as Tai Chi, morning stretching or yoga could be part of your workout routine to help calm and centre you while also providing time for quiet contemplation.

Drink Enough

Maintain your body's hydration. Many people begin their morning with a glass of lemon water. Green juices or herbal teas are other fantastic options for an early morning drink to kickstart your day.

Planning

Make sure you know precisely what has to be done if you hope to have a good day. Prepare a to-do list and determine the priority order. Ensure that the list isn't too long; 10 items or less is ideal.

Nutrition

A balanced breakfast is an excellent method to energize your body for the rest of the day. You'll feel more awake and capable of concentrating on the activities at hand.

Reading

Spending a few minutes reading something uplifting or educational can make you feel more positive and driven. You don't have to read for a long period; merely 10 minutes can really get your mind functioning and your motivation going.

Morning reading ideas include self-help/personal development books or autobiographies and biographies of successful folks who might inspire you and serve as role models.

Money Tasks

Before you leave for your commute or start your day at home, it's crucial to do something that may either generate you money or keep you from wasting money.

Prep your meals for the day so you aren't tempted to order takeout at the end of the day. Make sure the dishwasher is filled and the kitchen countertops are clean and clear so you don't have to think about it. Pay your invoices on time to avoid overdue notices and costs.

If you want to have a great day, you must begin with a positive attitude. Having a morning routine can guarantee that your days are well-organized and that you are motivated from the very beginning.

Now that you have a fantastic morning routine and a task that has to be completed, you are inspired to execute it. However, that is only the beginning...

6 Steps To Get Into The Zone

You have a mission that you must perform. It's something you want to do, and it's challenging enough to keep you focused and on target without making you worried or doubting your skills.

What's the best approach to go about it? Get into the zone, and you'll discover that you'll finish it faster than you imagined possible. So, how do you enter the zone?

Here are 6 basic steps that will help you get into the flow.

Step 1: Give Yourself Time - Make sure you allow yourself adequate time to finish the task. You'll need a suitable environment for that.

Step 2: Adjust Your Environment - You will require a quiet, comfortable, and distraction-free working environment. Check that you are dressed comfortably and appropriately, that you have used the restroom, that you have eaten and drank something, and that the room temperature is comfortable for you.

Step 3: Focus On The Process - While working toward an end result (target), it is critical to focus on the activity itself. You can then free your ideas and problem-solving talents by removing any expectations and limiting thoughts.

Step 4: Engage Your Emotions - Because being in the zone is a good state of being, you must be alert and totally involved. Negative emotions will simply reduce your capacity to enter and stay in the flow state.

Step 5: Take Action - Keep the momentum rolling by remaining in a state of action. It is critical not to pause and contemplate since this will stop negative feelings such as self-doubt from coming in. You must remain completely immersed in the action, with no sense of yourself or your own ego.

Step 6: Practice - As they say, "practice makes perfect." Therefore, by repeatedly putting yourself in the zone, you'll develop your unique series of rituals and triggers that will help in entering the flow state. Your body will adjust as they eventually become second nature by accessing the zone quicker and easier.

If you want to enter the zone and make wonderful things happen, follow the six simple actions outlined above. Regular practice will assist you in developing your own set of triggers and rituals to help make the process easier. By doing this, you have the opportunity to live a more full and enriching life.

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