Do you stagger out of bed frazzled and overwhelmed? That’s no way to start the day, say Benjamin Spall and Michael Xander, co-founders of mymorningroutine.com. Their research shows that a purposeful, nurturing morning sets you up for the day ahead. In addition to suggestions for helpful morning rituals, they interview successful people – including Olympic medal winners, CEOs, authors and educators – about their morning habits to provide inspiration for developing your own early regimen.
About the Authors
Benjamin Spall and Michael Xander co-founded the online magazine My Morning Routine. Spall writes for The New York Times, Observer and Business Insider. Xander is a product designer and engineer.
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