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How to Start a Routine

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Routines are part of the daily cycle in life. We wake up each day and start doing our daily morning routines. Once that is done, we commence doing another routine which is work. After work, we start another set of routines in the evening. Everything in our life is a routine. But sometimes, these routines can be boring. This is why we all need to take breaks in between routines. But, how about breaking a specific routine by starting another routine? Fortunately, here are some of the things you can do to start another set of routine to spice up your life.

Understand the purpose

You need to know what your purpose behind making a routine is. Is it to start a healthy way of living or is it to help you distract from the things that are a bad influence to your life? Knowing the purpose for having a routine and understanding them encourages you to have faith in your routine. This allows you to follow your routine religiously.

Know that the first step is always the hardest

The first step is always the hardest step to do. But, this should not discourage you to give up your new set of routine. Whether it is to quit drinking or smoking, the first step is the hardest but it is not impossible to do. It can be done with sheer will and determination. Just remember, your body is still adjusting to the new routine and by the time you have gone through it several times, your body can fully adjust and begin to accept the new set of routines.

Set goals

In order for you to stay true to your routine, you need to set goals. Find the reason behind every move you make. This will help you keep your routine on track. Make each goal bounded by reality and make it attainable within a specific time period. For example, start a routine to avoid smoking and be healthy. The reason behind your routine is enough for you to stay true to your tasks. This should keep things in perspective.

Check your development

Once you are on your way to your routine, check how far you have gone with your daily routine. At first you might think of it as a break from your normal routines but by the time you hit stride, you will begin to notice that your current routine has been integrated with your life. It is time for you to check on how good you have been doing. This encourages you to stay true to your routine and not be sidetracked by other distractions.

There are other ways to make a routine but it is best that you keep a journal or a friend to help you keep tabs on your progress.