Wildly Productive Mornings

March 29th, 2014

What's your morning energy quotient? Do you hit the ground running or rev up around ten -- after plenty of coffee?

If we have, say, approximately 25,000 mornings in our adult life, then learning to make the most of first hours -- so we can make the most of each day --  is not only important. it's good stewardship. Consider these verses: 

  • Show me, O LORD, my life's end and the number of my days; let me know how fleeting is my life. (Psalm 39:44)
  • Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.   (Psalm 90:12)

To jumpstart your day, read “8 Steps to Having Wildly Productive Mornings.” In this Entrepreneur article, James Clear offers 8 simple changes that can maximize morning hours, improve your health and boost the quality of your work. He suggests:  .

  1. Manage your energy, not your time.
  2. Prepare the night before.
  3. Don’t open email until noon.
  4. Turn your phone off and leave it in another room.

Read about potential benefits and his other strategies here