Weekends are not only a great time to rest, but also to recreate (as in “re-create” yourself, and to regain your focus and enthusiasm for your life and work.) By instilling a few simple checkpoints, or rituals, in your weekend, you can spark your creative juices and ensure that you’re clear-headed and focused heading into your next week
Don’t rob yourself, and stop trying to will yourself to do better. Instead, recognize that small actions of focus and discipline today is the best way to love your future self. Make investments today so that you can reap a return tomorrow.
Brilliant performers in any field often have rituals or practices that they fall back on to help them perform consistently at their peak. When you are charged with doing complex work every day, rituals can bring order to your world and help you focus more effectively. If you want to deliver a result consistently, you must systemize it, and that’s precisely what a ritual does.
What you do first thing in the morning often sets the tone for the rest of your day. On today’s episode, I’ll share the basics of how to establish a morning ritual, and some specific methods for starting each day strong.
Do you have a set of practices that keep you steady and on-course? For years I’ve had a small group of daily activities that have helped me pursue my long-term goals, and today I’ll share them with you and tell you how you can incorporate the same ideas into your own life and work.