I genuinely believe that the small things you do in the morning amount to the number of accomplishments you achieve every day. Being successful isn’t permanent; it doesn’t stop once you reach the top. You have to look for ways to stay at your peak continuously, or you might fall in the gutter as time passes. To avoid getting in that gutter, I remind myself to maintain the place I’m currently in so that I get a good head start each day. Below, I’m going to share to you my daily morning routines to stay grounded! 1. Wake up early and on a consistent schedule. The Circadian rhythm serves as your body clock, and you’d want to pay attention to it. Start by waking up earlier than usual, even on a typical day. As days go by, you’ll notice small changes about the things you’re able to do from the start of your day. Doing this will also relax your mind because you won’t have to worry about rushing your tasks. 2. Meditate. Believe me or not, this works for me. There are times when work becomes too stressful, and meditation lets me create a breathing space for my mind. Doing this at the start of the day makes me more focused on the things that matter. 3. Eat breakfast. Of course, I make sure that I don’t face the daily tasks ahead of me with an empty stomach. People like to skip this because they always run late, but this is just one of the benefits of waking up extra early. Eat something that would boost your mood and energy for the day. 4. Get your daily caffeine intake. Whether you drink coffee or tea, it’s essential that you consume the right amount for it in the morning. Doing this helps you be energetic and focused on the day’s assigned job. I love drinking coffee as part of my breakfast, but I ensure that I don’t intake excessive caffeine because it might interrupt my sleeping cycle. 5. Exercise. Starting my day with an exercise helps me get my body and mind prepared for the day. My exercise routine sparks up my energy and helps me clear my mind, not to mention that it also boosts my physical health. 6. Be updated with current news. I always ensure that I’m updated with the current news, especially on the recent happenings in the industry of my field. This is my way to maintain the place of Ark Solvers Cyber Security and IT Services amongst our competitors. 7. Be productive. Take the morning as an opportunity to do small tasks, which are the ones you either weren’t able to do the day before or the ones you need to complete within the day. I make sure that I clear out my emails at this time so that I make sure I don’t miss anything. 8. Set your goals. Never stop and settle with the things you currently have because there might come a time when everything you’ve been sitting on will be gone. Set your goals and priorities straight to keep yourself on track. Assign smaller and bigger goals in your mind, and I think you’ll definitely feel the satisfaction of achieving them. Work hard to accomplish what’s important to you, and you’ll continue to succeed. By: CEO, Reginald Andre