My secret to a calm, fulfilling morning...

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My secret to a calm, fulfilling morning...


 

Have you ever woken up in the morning and already felt behind on the day?

...That scattered and overwhelmed feeling meeting you before you even open your eyes.

...The struggle to prioritize, to remember what’s on your list before ever stepping foot out of bed.

...The impulse to be productive meeting you full-force every morning.

As an entrepreneur myself, I know what it’s like to wake up and feel like you have to dive right into work-mode. I know because I’ve been there. With all the social media posts to create, emails to answer, and client work to tick off your to-do list, it can feel like a never ending battle between work and life.

But over time I've learned it doesn't have to be that way—in fact, it's better for you and your business if it's not. I’ve discovered simple, intentional strategies that help me cultivate a sense of calm and ease in my everyday life.

Now, you may be wondering if a set routine is right for you. So today, I thought I’d share 5 reasons why a morning routine is such a game-changer for busy business owners:
 

You’ll eliminate decision making. 

As entrepreneurs, we’re constantly making decisions that affect the wellness of our lives and businesses. Creating a morning routine that you’re able to stick to will free up energy and mental space because you won’t constantly be starting from scratch each day, wondering what to do first.

 

You’ll make wellness part of your growth strategy. 

If you’re not feeling your best, there’s no way you can give your business your all. By making time to take care of yourself each morning—to take a walk, go to a yoga class, or hit the treadmill—you’ll gain the mental clarity you need to show up focused and productive in your business.
 

You’ll boost your productivity. 

Have you ever noticed how accomplished you feel after you cross off a bunch of items from your to-do list? You’ve experienced how much easier it is cross off one, then the next, then the NEXT, like you’re on a roll. Sticking to a morning routine has a similar effect, giving you that same accomplished feeling at the start of each day and the desire to keep the momentum going long after.
 

You’ll focus your priorities. 

I’m a strong believer that goals are met little-by-little, one day at a time. By creating a morning routine around your priorities, you’re allowing yourself the time and space you need to work towards the things that are most important to you.
 

You’ll carve out some “me” time.

Most business owners are so used to taking care of others, whether that be their clients, family, or friends, that they often find their own self-care at the bottom of the list. By creating a routine around your own needs, you’ll be able to better serve those around you—and that’s a win-win for everyone.
 

And the best part is that today I’m sharing these strategies with you in my free guide, Design a morning routine you can stick to: 15 minutes to create your most positive, productive morning yet.

Now, this guide isn’t a cookie-cutter, one-size-fits all system but rather simple, actionable workbook that walks you step-by-step through creating habits that work for YOU and YOUR business. And therein lies the secret to creating a routine you can actually stick with.

I know firsthand the transformation that can happen when you make self-care part of your growth strategy—putting your own wellness first, first thing in the morning.

Not only will you feel refreshed and at ease when you start making time for that morning yoga class or 5-minute-journal, but you’ll also be able to give your business your all by bringing a new level of productivity to your day.

If that’s what you want too, let’s make it happen for you in my FREE guide.


P.S. I know you’re not alone in wanting to cultivate a great morning routine that fuels your wellness and productivity as a creative entrepreneur. So if you have a business bestie, an accountability buddy, or a fellow creative go ahead and forward this post to her so she can grab the free guide too!