A Toolkit for Creating the Perfect Morning Routine

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A Mel Robbins Podcast Toolkit

TOOLKIT FOR A MORNING ROUTINE

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In this episode, we’re discussing morning routines.

This episode is very tactical and covers 5 simple but essential components of a perfect morning routine.

I’m really glad that you’re taking this topic seriously because every successful person you admire is serious about their mornings.

I sure am.

How you set up your day is typically how it ends up.

I love my morning routine so much that I call it the Million Dollar Morning, because it makes me feel like a million bucks for the rest of my day – and it creates a level of discipline in my life that helps me make millions of dollars too.

But let me be clear: I am not naturally a morning person.

And if that’s been your excuse, my mission is to change your mind.

If you already have a morning routine, listen to this episode to take it up a notch.

Xo Mel

Sign up today for my free 5-day Wake Up Challenge so you can start your own Million Dollar Morning routine tomorrow. 

Once you finish listening, be sure to check out the episode “The #1 Hack for Being More Productive Tomorrow” to learn why your morning routine begins the night before.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • 2:45: What is behavioral activation and how can it help you?
  • 4:50: How the first decision of your day is like the lead domino in a run.
  • 7:30: Feeling bad about your morning routine? Don’t. Here’s mine.
  • 8:20: Let’s talk about procrastination in the morning.
  • 12:10: I can relate if the heaviness of the morning overwhelms got you.
  • 14:30: Morning routines are boring.
  • 16:30: Rule #1 of your brand new rockstar morning routine.
  • 17:10: Using The 5 Second Rule in your morning routine.
  • 21:05: The biggest and best question to ask yourself about getting up.
  • 23:00: Snooze Button Blues: the science behind why you shouldn’t snooze.
  • 26:20: The pep talk you need: what your alarm really means.
  • 27:00: Rule #2 will train you to start cleaning up life’s messes right off the bat.
  • 29:45: Rule #3 is my favorite simple habit that reminds me I’m a winner.
  • 34:00: Are you making this mistake in the bedroom?
  • 36:10: Rule #4 requires only 10 minutes to make a difference to your health.
  • 37:00: Do this in the morning and you’ll sleep better at night.
  • 38:00: Rule #5 The science-backed secret to making progress every day.

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