Episode 48: Getting In The Habit Of A Morning Routine

January 9, 2019

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Episode Overview

Mornings can be tough but they don’t have to be. Annie and Lauren chat with Makenzie Chilton of Love Your Mondays about the morning routine she recommends for her clients. In just 23 minutes, you can effect positive change on the trajectory of your day. Find out more about simple steps you can take starting tomorrow to make all of your tomorrows better.

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • The scientific benefits of routine
  • What is positive psychology?
  • If you can only do one thing, this is it
  • The power of gratitude
  • Why you shouldn’t reach for your phone first in the morning
  • Strengthening neural pathways for positivity
  • The practice of daily journaling
  • The mind-body connection
  • Movement in the morning – why it matters
  • Multitasking vs monotasking
  • Acts of kindness
  • Tim Ferriss’ approach to a morning routine
  • All or nothing mindset and morning routines
  • What implementing the morning routine for 60 days felt like
  • Seinfeld’s Chain Theory
  • How your brain responds to checking things off  your to-do list
  • The Ta-Da List – what it is and how it works
  • Managing your screen time and the anxiety of disconnection
  • Removing obligations to respond to things before you are ready



Download a copy of this episode’s transcript here.