There are a lot of books about building a perfect morning routine.
And I've read most of them.
But the best book on building a morning routine I've found is The Miracle Moring by Hal Elrod. (amazon link)
The Miracle Morning consists of the following six steps:
🧘♀️ Step #1: Stillness (5min) meditate, practice Wim-Hof breathing, deep breathing, and gratitude (choose one or combine them.)
🗯 Step #2: Affirmations (5 min) either write your own affirmations or listen to spoken ones.
💭 Step #3: Visualization (5 min) Your brain can't tell the difference between something happening right now or just vividly imagining.
Use this to visualize that you have already achieved your goals.
Achieve the maximum effect by
- shouting it out loud,
- throwing your arms into the air,
- and playing full out.
🏋️♂️ Step#4: Exercise (20 minutes). Do some form of movement. If you are in a hurry, do the 7-minute workout.
📖 Step #5: Reading (20 min) Read ten pages in a book that helps develop yourself further. Apply what you have read today.
✍ Step #6: Scribing (5 min) Write in your journal. Or try the Winners Journal.
Step #6 Journaling questions:
- What kind of person do I want to be today?
- Even if everything goes wrong, I will be happy when I have achieved/done this one thing:
- What good thing will I do for myself today? (massage, sauna, sports, etc.)
- What am I especially looking forward to today?
- How can I make things I don't feel like doing today a game?
The order and time of each step can be varied.
If you are interested in building a morning routine, I can't recommend this book enough.
(And if you've read it, do you agree? What other book would you recommend for beginners?)
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