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The Optimal Morning Routine

Fri, Nov 18, 2022 · 1 min read

I have recently watched a video by @AfterSkool on how to have The Optimal Morning Routing.

Here is what I learn:

  1. The number one important thing is sleep. You should try to get good sleep 80% of the time.
  2. Get natural light in your eyes within 1-hour of waking up
    • Try to get 5-10 minutes of sunlight in the morning.
    • This sets your level of alertness, focus and mood.
    • You need photons in sunlight. The light from your digital device is not enough.
    • This triggers dopamine — which drives motivation, craving and pursuit. Dopamine is not a molecul of pleasure.
  3. Delay the intake of caffeine 60-90 minutes after waking up.
  4. Excercise: hydrate and train to clear out adenosine.

💡 Try to increase your body temperature during your time awake. Eg: cold shower can increase your body temperature.