A few days before the end of 2015, I established what I believe is a crucial basis of a successful life. At the start it was tough to adhere to with some occasional truancies from the well-chosen habits. However, I am now at a point where not doing it is abhorrent! Why do I feel this way? Simply because the benefits have a powerful impact on the happiness and productivity I obtain from the day.
Below is the routine I’ve created and optimised through non-trivial experimentation and reflection:
- Body sculpting (commonly known as working out) – 1 hour
- Shower & grooming – 30 minutes
- Breakfast – 30 minutes
- Meditation – 15 minutes
- Foundation – 15 minutes
- Journal 5 things I’m grateful for
- Journal my emotions
- Journal my experiences
Since starting to make the above system an integral part of my life, I have noticed that I am always mentally enthused, emotionally calmer, spiritually serene and physically energetic throughout the day. My productivity has significantly improved as measured by the number of pomodoros I complete. I find it much easier to adhere to the rest of my schedule whilst also being more flexible and adaptable to unforeseen circumstances!