It’s the beginning of a new school year for us and many of you. With that, come new routines — whether you are homeschooling or your kids are going to school in-person.
In this episode, Jesse and I share strategies for having a better morning routine and how to set up a morning routine that serves you and your family well.
We talk about why a successful morning begins the night before, how to tackle the hardest things first, and the importance of creating more than one morning routine.
Say what? More than one routine?
Yes, you read that right. Curious what we mean? Be sure to listen in!
We also share an update on Champ, why Jesse is loving long drives, a new exercise “program” Jesse inspired me to start, why I’m loving velvet hangers, and a book I’m reading right now.
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In This Episode:
[00:33] The babies are joining us for this one! We give a quick update on Champ.
[03:45] What Jesse inspired me to start recently.
[05:36] Taking long drives is saving Jesse’s life this week.
[07:32] Velvet hangers are saving my life.
[09:05] I have been reading You Be You by Jamie Ivey.
[13:29] A great morning starts the night before.
[14:30] Waking up to a clean house is the best. Here’s how to make it happen…
[14:50] How I plan my days using Google calendar and the difference this makes.
[16:27] What a simple morning routine looks like.
[18:06] Do the hardest, most important things first.
[21:39] Let’s talk about why a routine isn’t a schedule.
[24:10] Your morning routine is not set in stone. It is to serve you.
[26:58] What are the things that could consistently interrupt your mornings? Let’s plan for the interruptions so they don’t disrupt our days.
Links and Resources:
- You Be You by Jamie Ivey
Couch to 5k
- Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink
- Atomic Habits by James Clear
- 5 Days to a Better Morning Routine Challenge
- My Instagram account (I’d love for you to follow me there! I usually hop on at least a few times per day and share behind-the-scenes photos and videos, my grocery store hauls, funny stories, or just anything I’m pondering or would like your advice or feedback on!)
- Have feedback on the show or suggestions for future episodes or topics? Send me an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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