07/17/2014 11:58 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

21 Daily Habits to Create Joy and Flow in Your Day (and Increase Productivity!)


Good daily habits create a flow and consistency that grounds you throughout the day. Below are 21 habits to create as part of your morning, afternoon, and evening routine. They are easy and simple routines to implement. Once they are a part of your daily routine you'll feel a natural joy and flow that carries you.

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In the Morning
  1. Move your body/Stretch
  2. Meditate
  3. Eat breakfast
  4. Wake up the same time everyday - early if possible
  5. Drink hot water with lemon
  6. Set an intention - Today is the best day yet
  7. When in the office - Look at the list you created from last night and sketch out a rough schedule to stick to
  1. Have a light lunch
  2. Go for a walk
  3. Drink water, especially when feeling tired
  4. Connect with someone you love
  5. Re-visit you schedule and progress, adjust where necessary
  6. Smile and remind yourself of your morning intention
  7. Breathe deeply, relaxing your mind and body for 3-5 minutes
  1. Eat a light dinner
  2. Review the day and note what worked
  3. Reward yourself for having a great day (simple acknowledgement, glass of wine, relaxing cuddle time, make it celebratory)
  4. Plan for tomorrow
  5. Wash the day off (literally and figuratively) and let go, what happened or didn't
  6. Lay your clothes out for the next day
  7. Meditate

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