Morning Routines

Welcome to the Rooted Mind Podcast!

Episode #79: Morning Routines

Your hosts: Jess and Shelby


[0:40] Intro and life updates

[9:48] Shelby: I am not a morning person at all

[12:30] Defining what a successful morning looks like for YOU

[13:45] Flexibility within your routine

[14:54] Have a point in your routine where you fill up your cup

[18:22] Focusing on habits over perfection

[18:34] Having a small habit that you keep is better than doing something bigger for a short period of time

[20:44] Having one bad day doesn’t mean you have to give up on a habit

[21:05] Anticipating things going wrong within your routine and planning accordingly

[21:40] Start new every day

[22:17] A benefit of “falling off” a habit is the opportunity to determine whether or not you felt a positive change when you were practicing it

[23:25] Shelby: If you want to teach your kids how to love themselves, you have to love yourself

[24:08] As a parent, you still matter as an individual

[24:30] Practicing self-care as an example to your kids

[27:12] Aim to prep everything you can the day before to set your morning up for success

[29:20] Cutting down on social media use in the morning

[31:00] Who do you want to become?

[32:00] Jess: I love water with lemon first thing in the morning, and I’ve implemented reading, too

[34:35] Shelby’s summer routine with her kids

[36:30] Tackling what you dread first thing

[36:56] In conclusion (the main tips)

[37:45] Progress, not perfection!

[37:50] Outro


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