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Everyone's tired of the magic morning routines & illogical productivity "hacks".
Maybe, just maybe, because they don't work..
No journal or cup of tea can replace getting actual tasks done.
Most routines also don't consider those who have kids, or a life that doesn't accommodate 12 hour work days.
From my experience over the past two years, the only thing that matters is finding what works for you and your schedule.
And I've learned a lot about myself and how I work simply by paying attention.
For example, I noticed that I struggle with creative output after a day of work, so now I do most of it first thing in the morning.
And the biggest thing that's kept myself sane and my schedule manageable has been getting at least one hour of focus work in every day.
It may sound negligible, but you'd be surprised and how much you can truly get done in an interrupted hour.
The article walks through more details, but here's how I structure my days to get things done (while having time to enjoy the journey):
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