Do Routines Need To Be Done Perfectly?

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Establishing a routine is difficult when you’re only considering yourself, but if you have multiple individuals involved it could be a nightmare. In his new blog post, Michael Linsin explores the topic of routine and explains the benefits routines provide and a few tips and tricks on how to navigate implementing and keeping up with your routine. It is important to remember that routines can be individualized for the setting and should be revised if the routine fails along the way.

Key Takeaways:

  • Establishing a routine with any task can save you time and help you feel fulfilled
  • For routines to work, you need to set the expectation early and stand your ground with consequences if broken
  • If a routine fails, the next best step is to reset into a more challenging routine

“You should allow for a level of freedom in your routines.”

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