"A guide to the early morning habits that boost your productivity and relax you—featuring interviews with leaders like Arianna Huffington, General Stanley McChrystal, Marie Kondo, and more."
Marie Kondo performs a quick tidying ritual to quiet her mind
before leaving the house. The president of Pixar and Walt Disney
Animation Studios, Ed Catmull, mixes three shots of espresso with
three scoops of cocoa powder and two sweeteners. Fitness expert
Jillian Michaels doesn't set an alarm, because her five-year-old
jolts her from sleep by jumping into bed for a cuddle every
Part instruction manual, part someone else's diary, the authors of
My Morning Routine interviewed sixty-four of today's most
successful people, including three-time Olympic gold medalist
Rebecca Soni, Twitter cofounder Biz Stone, and General Stanley
McChrystal–and offer advice on creating a routine of your
Some routines are all about early morning exercise and spartan
living; others are more leisurely and self-indulgent. What they
have in common is they don't feel like a chore. Once you land on
the right routine, you'll look forward to waking up.
This comprehensive guide will show you how to get into a routine
that works for you so that you can develop the habits that move you
forward. Just as a Jenga stack is only as sturdy as its
foundational blocks, the choices we make throughout our day depend
on the intentions we set in the morning. Like it or not, our
morning habits form the stack that our whole day is built on.
Whether you want to boost your productivity, implement a workout or
meditation routine, or just learn to roll with the punches in the
morning, this book has you covered.