MORNING ROUTINES are great and all, but do you think there's just "One Ideal" routine for your whole life?

This thread can change your life right now

How? By incepting in your mind this idea that you CAN and MUST change your routines depending on your SPECIFIC GOALS

Read on 👇
People usually adopt their routines (if any) from their role-models, either consciously or subconsciously

And then they feel bad if they are unable to do the same for extended periods of time

Even if they did, they wonder why their life is not as awesome as their role-models

If you are into fitness and follow news around that world, then you'll see the influencers workout first thing in the morning (mostly)

@jockowillink wakes up at very early daily (like VERY) and silently invigorates half a million people just by posting his waking-up time...
..but if your predominant feeling throughout the day is:

"I hate my job.
I want to spend time doing things I want to spend time on, but my job ties my hands and time!"

(which is most people)

then you'd be better off spending that morning silence/mood/energy working on...
...a side-project or learning a new skill that would bring more money, instead of draining that morning NitroBoost by training intensely like him

(you can still do your workouts in the evenings)

also Jocko can do with less sleep, you can't
(source: deleted reddit user)

If you follow @naval or @SamHarrisOrg , then you might be led to believe meditation is SUPER IMPORTANT and then spend hours and hours sitting, doing nothing and yet thinking you're becoming smart

Naval said somewhere he meditates for 2 hours daily (is it true still?)
The context you are missing is, he can afford to do that as he's earned this time now by working hard for DECADES

Also, Sam Harris sells a meditation app (not against it, just good marketing of what he believes in. I had the subscription too for a year)
If you are young and piss poor, then learn to be present (enough) by just doing 15mins of meditation (as @bowtiedbull says),
and then get into ACTION-MODE

Spend the remaining time trying to become rich ($15M-$20M networth)
You'll understand the world and yourself more this way and likely get the maturity to calm down at will

(extensive real-life experiences will keep you grounded more than meditation imho)
The point is, if you want your life to go in a SPECIFIC direction, set your morning routine in a way that maximizes effort in THAT direction

Don't just do what your influencers do. Their life is not your life
(you are better off reading @bowtiedbull for practical advice on this)

If you want to earn your first second income, then you need to optimize your morning routine, time and energy around this particular goal

Time is not on your side, so make the best out of those mornings (or whatever free time you could free-up!)
If u don't yet have your second income, then the best person to learn the how-to is actually me, because I do have ONE second income (1 more than u 🤣)

I know you're struggles, doubts, and mindset.
Im there & I've been there

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