Think about your morning routine when you first sit down at your desk. And, no, we’re not talking about downing your morning joe. What is the first task you complete?
For many, it’s checking and sending emails. And although that may sound (er, feel) productive, it may not be the best way to start your day.
We know. Shocking, right?
But, before you start defending your AM routine, take a minute to watch this video. For both the morning person and the night owl, Dr. Ron Friedman, a social psychologist, suggests that you do three specific things before starting your actual work.
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A UNC-Wilmington grad born and raised in North Carolina, Kaitlyn always knew she would end up in NYC to pursue writing. As a summer editorial intern, she contributes career advice to The Muse. In addition, she also writes for other publications, such as USA TODAY College, Her Campus, and The Huffington Post. You can find her searching the city for the best eats, binge-watching Netflix, or catching up with friends at dinner. Say hi on Twitter @KaitlynRussell_More from this Author