Win The Day

I wrote this in my email and then Facebook this morning:

I’ve been awake since 3am. I started with coffee and podcasts, and then I began making my bed and washing clothes. I then posted my daily Loop song. And then I went for a run. It was 2.5 miles, which turns out to be the exact distance to my job and back. I’ll use that 2.5 number as a goal to win every morning. I can’t let the previous day beat me in time.

How are you winning your day? What are some good morning habits that I should pick up?

Winning the day truly feels possible when you wake up early enough. Feels impossible to be beat by anything when you do this. Some days are harder to wake up than others, but I’m learning how to overcome this. As soon as I become conscious, I get up. If I get up right away, I’m excited about my coffee, releasing a song, and making my bed. Those three things keep me focused. Oh, and putting my shoes on. I feel like once your shoes are on, the day has started. No turning back (unless you take them off and jump back in bed).