Hey Jase! Great question.

There are a million and one “routines” for morning journaling, and I’ve tried several. Recently, I’ve been trying the following structure: I spend 5–10 mins just journaling “fluff” thoughts (feelings, observations, annoyances, stream-of-consciousness stuff). Then, I answer 4 simple questions:

  1. What is the most important principle I’m learning right now?
  2. Why is this important?
  3. Why will most people miss this principle?
  4. How can I apply this principle to my life?

After that, I get on writing actual Medium articles and more focused work.

But I’ll probably change this routine, tweak it a little more. The important thing is to just write what helps, and use whatever prompt/routine to make that happen.

Hope that helped!

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Writer for CNBC, Business Insider, Fast Company, Thought Catalog, Yahoo! Finance, and you. Come say hey. anthonymoore.co