What do you think Oprah Winfrey, Lady Gaga, Mick Jagger, John Maxwell, Michael Hyatt and hundreds of other super successful people have in common?
They all have morning rituals and routines that helped them get to where they are today. Before most people have even taken a pop-tart out of the toaster, high-achievers have typically read a couple of chapters of a book, jogged for 2-3 miles, listened to an uplifting or educational audiobook or written a few chapters of a book.
One of my biggest mentors, Jim Rohn, once said “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”
Why am I so passionate about this topic? For two reasons, habits literally are the driving force behind almost everything we do. And on a more personal note, developing good habits, more specifically, a strong morning routine has changed my life.
I didn’t realize until about 2013...
These last few weeks have given all of us a run for our money. The current situation we are facing and having to walk through is probably one we will remember for decades to come.
I don't know about you, but I definitely had my breakdown moments. Feelings of fear and despair poked their ugly heads up, which is normal considering how quickly our world started to unravel.
If I want to be completely transparent with you, which is always my goal, especially at the beginning of it all, I wanted to give in so badly. I wanted to just stay in my pj's all day, watch a sitcom and eat my favorite chips and chocolate to numb the pain away. 7 short years ago, that is exactly what I would've done. I would've reached for the habits that while made me feel good at the moment, would've set me on a downward spiral fast.
Here's what I've learned about tough times, and I'm sure just like me you've faced plenty of those in your lifetime, they can either make us better or make...