[callout]In the Healthy Habits series, I’ll be sharing habits I put into practice that help me to live an integrated life.[/callout]
It’s almost impossible to have a consistent morning routine when you don’t have a consistent bedtime. Sleep is so important to living an integrated life.
You have to be rested. You have to wake up refreshed and ready to go.
If you’re hitting snooze 37 times or if you’re only hitting it five times–if you’re unable to get up in the morning, go through your routine, and start off the day strong, you’re in trouble.
Make it a habit. Pick a consistent bedtime and stick with it.
Yeah, there’s going to be that occasional time when you have to stay up, but don’t let it happen over and over again. Don’t get sucked into that football game. Don’t get sucked into that movie you want to watch.
Pick a bedtimeÂ and stick with it.
Oh, and by the way, if you’re married: go to bed with your wife or your husband. It’s so important to living the integrated life. That time going to bed together can really, really help a marriage out.