Katie Knutson + 3-Year-Old Son’s Morning Routine

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With a passion for personal growth and sharing practical information with those who seek it, Katie Knutson began this site as a means to disseminate knowledge in a way that’s both easy to absorb and even easier to implement.

Referenced from the wisdom of countless dynamic leaders in all fields over the course of several years.

Katie Knutson + Son's Morning Routine

WAKE UP

  • MEDITATE before thought process begins
  • EXPRESS GRATITUDE/APPRECIATION
  • VISUALIZE highlights for day/year/life
  • DRINK WATER – a tall glass or two!
  • STRETCH IN BED
  • JOURNAL/ PLAN DAY/ READ until…


    CHILD WAKES UP

  • MORNING WORDS, SNUGGLES, HUGS
  • APPRECIATE WORLD, DAY, LIFE, GIFTS
  • MAKE BED
  • BATHROOM ROUTINE
    • Use Toilet
    • Wash Hands
    • Brush Teeth
    • Wash Face
    • Apply Lotion
  • HOT WATER FOR MAMA, WATER OR MILK FOR CHILD
  • PREPARE BREAKFAST
  • CLEAN KITCHEN
    • Put Away Dishes
    • Wipe Surfaces
    • Sweep Floor
  • TAKE VITAMINS
  • YOGA/TABATA
  • DRINK MORE WATER
  • SHOWER IF NECESSARY

Elements of Vishen Lakhiani’s Morning Routine

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Vishen Lakhiani escalated from meditation instructor to leader in a call to change education for all ages and people, while sharing his and others’ wisdom along the way.

Referenced from Mindvalley’s blog:
How to Design Your Perfect Morning Routine (7:28)

3 Powerful Elements of Vishen Lakhiani's Morning Routine

PREPARE KIDS FOR SCHOOL

  • MEDITATE
  • MINIMUM EFFECTIVE DOSE EXERCISE
    • Total Transformation – Christine Bullock (7 min) or
    • Kettlebells (5 min) or
    • Tabata (20 sec. intense exercise + 10 sec. rest) x 8 = (4 min)
      • Push-ups or
      • Squats or
      • Burpees
    • With a Really GOOD Playlist
      • Kanye West
      • Eminem
  • NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT SHAKE
    • Base – GNC Chocolate Shake or JJ Virgin’s “All-in-One” Vanilla Shake
    • Water, Ice
    • Superfoods – mix & match
      • Moringa Leaf
      • Broccoli Sprout
      • Lemon
      • Wheatgrass
      • Camu Camu
      • Chia Seeds
      • Brain Octane/Coconut Oil

Morning Routine of Brain Coach and Memory Champion Jim Kwik

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Renowned memory and speed-reading expert, Jim Kwik trains extraordinary people to enhance their own powerful brains.

Jim Kwik's Ideal Morning Routine

 WAKE UP

  • REMEMBER DREAMS to notice how your subconscious was processing and integrating data from day
  • MAKE BED to start (and end) day with a WIN
  • DRINK WATER, TAKE PROBIOTICS & SUPPLEMENTS
  • DEEP BREATHING EXERCISES to fully oxygenate the mind & body
    • Box Breathing
    • Alpha Breathing
    • Wim Hof’s  Method
  • MEDITATE (20 min) to calm mind and listen
  • MOVE BODY (2 min) to get heart beating
    • Calesthenics
    • Burpees
    • Crunches
    • Jumping Jacks, etc.
  • COLD SHOWER to reset nervous system and reduce inflammation
  • BATHROOM ROUTINE to clean & prepare body
  • BRAIN TEA
    • Gotu Kola
    • Ginkgo Balboa
    • Lion’s Mane
    • MCT Oil
    • fatty acids, etc.
  • JOURNAL to express ideas & gratitude
  • ORGANIZE DAY & PRIORITIES
    • TO-DO LIST – What do I want to accomplish today?
      A GREAT Day = 3 Big Business Accomplishments + 3 Big Personal Accomplishments
    • TO-FEEL LIST – How do I want to feel today?
      “A lot of who we are is our states and emotions, and I think I don’t want it to be just where I happen to feel a certain way by accident, but it’s by design!”
      • Love
      • Curiosity
      • Bewilderment
      • Connection
      • Gratitude
    • TO-BE LIST – Who do I want to be today?
      • Partner
      • Friend
      • Leader
      • Teacher
      • Coach
  • READ (20-30 min)
  • BRAIN SMOOTHIE
    • Water
    • Blueberries
    • Avocado
    • Leafy Vegetables
    • Almond Milk
    • Eggs
  • BRAIN TRAINING
    • KwikLearning.com

REALLY START THE DAY!!

Focus first on the biggest or most difficult task or one you really don’t want to do.

Manage your priorities daily.