Ever since I began working independently from home in early 2019, I’ve found it very helpful to have a routine to guide me. When my days don’t go well, it’s often because something derailed me in the morning, and I never really got back on track. This has been my morning routine since mid-2019:
I don’t let myself use the internet before this point in my day. It scatters my attention, but more importantly, I find that filling my head with others’ voices exacerbates It’s hard to hear yourself think.
On weekends, I usually stop adhering to routine at this point. On weekdays, my activities are less consistent from here, but the time structure is regular: