The thing about morning routines that puts off us mere mortals is that they appear to be things that fast-paced, uber-successful business people and Olympians do. Not normal people. Look up the words ‘morning routine’ and your search page will be bulging with articles about the habits of people who get up at 4am, hit the gym and are in the office before the rest of their team have even hit snooze.
Now, I LOVE being successful and filling my day with good stuff, but that’s exhausting (I know it is, I used to live like this). To be honest, it’s also not sustainable, not at that extreme level of exertion.
What we do every day, our morning and evening routine, comes down to our habits. Our brain likes to do what it understands to be the simplest, most effective thing for us to survive.