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Podcast: Our Morning & Nightly Routine

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Today we’re talking about our routines- what we do when we wake up, and how we wind down as bedtime approaches. Having a routine in place helps to set your day up for success. You feel good, in control, and are better able to manage healthy eating and lifestyle changes. This also results in improved sleep and energy levels. Below is an outline of our daily routine. Listen in to get the more thorough and interactive version! Hopefully some of the things we incorporate into our routine will be helpful for when you develop your very own routine. Have a solid routine you find helpful? Drop a line in the comments below and let us know! 


 

Jessica’s AM Routine:

  • Wake up using sleep cycle app (https://www.sleepcycle.com/)
  • Drink 4 glasses of water with lemon
  • Make breakfast: rotate between either a smoothie or oatmeal on weekdays
  • Workout: If working out, then i’ll have something before like an apple and some nuts and a smoothie after 
  • Head to work 
Jessica’s PM Routine:
 
  • Do body stretches and a neck massage
  • Brush teeth & wash my face
  • Listen to a podcast or audiobook, or read a book
  • Lights off, phone ALWAYS on silent
  • Set alarm
  • Earplugs in, sleep eye mask on, hair wrapped
  • Occasionally may rub essential oils (lavender) on my neck
  • Go to bed by 930pm

Wendy’s AM Routine:

  • Wake up to my relaxing Samsung morning flower alarm after having around 8 hours of sleep
  • Read a passage from Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff, and read a passage from Osho’s 365 Daily Meditations– (takes less than 5 minutes!) 
  • Stretch for like 1 minute 
  • Brush my teeth, floss, jump in the shower
  • Drink 2-3 cups of water- I have mason jars placed all over the house 
  • Make breakfast- either homemade granola with almond milk or an egg sandwich avocado or smoked salmon
  • Pack lunch, tea, snacks
  • Go to work 

Wendy’s PM Routine: 

  • Shower when I get home since I usually go to the gym in the evening
  • Have a light dinner
  • Light candles
  • May listen to a podcast or talk on the phone 
  • Wash face, slap some jojoba oil on there, brush teeth, floss
  • Set alarm, silence phone, all lights off- and go to bed by 10pm (on a good day)
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11 Comments on Podcast: Our Morning & Nightly Routine

  1. Oni
    November 9, 2016 at 2:31 am (11 months ago)

    Once again, great jobs ladies!!!!! Thanks for sharing your regimen.

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    • Wendy
      Wendy
      November 9, 2016 at 5:22 pm (11 months ago)

      Thanks for tuning in!

      Reply
  2. Paula K. Hammond
    November 21, 2016 at 11:47 pm (10 months ago)

    Excellent ladies! Thank you for sharing your routine it definitely made me think about having a more consistent routine. Looking forward to your reading your book!

    Reply
  3. Ivana
    November 22, 2016 at 3:06 pm (10 months ago)

    I actually found listening to this to be helpful&relaxing!! Great job ladies❤️

    Reply
  4. Tee
    November 23, 2016 at 3:35 am (10 months ago)

    Love this! I recently discovered his idea of having an AM and PM routine and it has made a world of difference for me. It’s simple, but yet meaningful.

    Jess, what was that self-massage that you mentioned?

    Guys, I’m such a huge fan of the work you do! You inspire me a lot. Keep it up!

    Reply
  5. justine
    November 28, 2016 at 3:19 am (10 months ago)

    good advice. similar morning routine lemon water, prayer, meditation and some form of stretching or exercise. working on better sleep hygiene, my drs words, need to remove the tv from the bedroom. thanks ladies.

    Reply
    • Wendy
      Wendy
      November 28, 2016 at 7:32 pm (10 months ago)

      You’re so welcome! Thanks for sharing 🙂

      Reply
  6. Stacy Summers
    December 29, 2016 at 11:58 am (9 months ago)

    My morning routine is similar to Jessica’s except for the working out part. I usually pic a couple of breakfast recipes for breakfast that are smoothies or oatmeal and head into work by 7. But my evening routine is similar to Wendy’s. I thought i was the only one that felt like I didnt have time for tv. I always wonder how everyone else spends hours every night watching tv or talking on the phone. I do incorporate an hour of cleaning everyday and do at least one load of laundry. I cook/make next day lunches every day and will start doing afternoon daily workouts soon. Like you guys, I do face/hair at night and try to pray/read nightly. I’m still trying to figure out how to get some “me time” in the evenings because it’s starting to get depressing otherwise. By the time everything is done it’s so late!

    Reply

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