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Blog 35: Morning Magic: Crafting a Ritual that Suits Your Personality and Filling up your Cup First!

Discover the secret to a harmonious morning routine that aligns with your unique personality. Say goodbye to one-size-fits-all and start your day with purpose!
Blog 35: Morning Magic: Crafting a Ritual that Suits Your Personality and Filling up your Cup First!
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Introduction

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In the fast-paced world we live in, mornings are a crucial part of our day. Your morning often sets the tone for the rest of the day. It's like the opening scene of a movie - it can be calm and serene, action-packed, or somewhere in between. The key to making the most of your mornings is understanding your unique personality and what fills your cup. Are you an introvert, an extrovert, or perhaps an ambivert? Each personality type requires a different approach to crafting the perfect morning routine. In this blog, we'll explore what it means to be an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert and how you can tailor your morning routine to fit your needs. Let's start creating mornings that set you up for success and happiness.

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Why have a Morning Routine?

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A morning routine is a set of intentional activities and practices an individual engages in at the beginning of each day. It is a structured and purposeful way to start the day, aiming to enhance one's physical, mental, and emotional well-being. A morning routine typically includes activities like meditation, exercise, mindfulness, journaling, healthy nutrition, and self-care rituals, among others.

A morning routine is essential because it lays the foundation for a day filled with positivity, productivity, and self-empowerment. It is a dedicated time to nurture oneself and align with personal values and goals. This routine offers an opportunity to set a positive tone for the day, regardless of the challenges that may arise.

In the context of the topic, Morning Magic: Crafting a Ritual that Suits Your Personality and Filling up your Cup First, it's crucial because it emphasises the significance of tailoring your morning routine to your unique personality. Recognising that individuals have different preferences, energy levels, and needs in the morning, a personalised morning routine ensures that it is practical and enjoyable. This approach acknowledges that a one-size-fits-all morning routine doesn't work for everyone, and the key is to create a morning ritual that resonates with your personality and well-being.

Step 1: Discover Your Personality

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The first step to creating a morning routine that serves you is understanding your personality type. Here's a brief overview of each type:

1. Introverts: Introverts thrive on solitude and self-reflection. They recharge by spending time alone and often prefer quiet, peaceful mornings.

2. Extroverts: Extroverts gain energy from social interactions. They are outgoing and enjoy being around people. A lively and engaging morning routine suits them best.

3. Ambiverts: Ambiverts fall somewhere in between introversion and extroversion. They can adapt to different situations and may enjoy both solitude and social interactions. Their ideal morning routine is a blend of both.

Questions

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1.       How do you feel after attending a large social gathering?

a.       Energised and invigorated

b.       Drained and in need of alone time

c.       A mix of both, depending on the event

 2.       What kind of activities do you prefer in your free time?

a.       Socialising with friends or groups

b.       Enjoying quiet, solitary pursuits

c.       A combination of both social and solitary activities 

 

3.       How do you typically handle stress?

a.       Seek support and vent to friends or family.

b.       Withdraw and spend time reflecting or doing solitary activities. 

c.       A mix of both, depending on the situation. 

 

4.       In a work or team setting, do you prefer:

a.       Collaborative group projects

b.       Independent tasks or projects

c.       A mix of both, depending on the project

 

5.       What drains your energy more?

a.       Lack of social interaction

b.       Too much social interaction

c.       It varies based on the circumstances

 

6.       How do you recharge on weekends?

a.       Filling your schedule with social events

b.       Spending quality time alone or with a small group

c.       A combination of both social and solitary activities 

 

7.       How do you approach meeting new people?

a.       With enthusiasm and a desire to make new friends  

b.       With caution and a preference for deeper connections 

c.       It depends on your mood and the situation

 

8.       How do you prefer to communicate your thoughts and ideas?

a.       Verbally, through discussions and conversations 

b.       Through writing or other forms of self-expression

c.       Both, depending on the context 

9.       When making decisions, what's more important to you?

a.       Gathering input and opinions from others 

b.       Trusting your own instincts and analysis  

c.       A balance of external input and personal judgment

 

10.   What's your ideal vacation?

a.       Exploring new places with a group of friends 

b.       A solo adventure or a quiet, peaceful retreat 

c.       A mix of both, perhaps travelling with a close friend or partner  


What the answers mean: 

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If you answer mainly A, you are an extrovert.
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If you answer mainly B, you are an introvert.
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If you answered a mixed, you are an ambiverts.
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I am an ambivert.
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Step 2: Crafting Your Morning Routine

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Now that you've identified your personality type, it's time to create a morning routine that aligns with who you are.

For Introverts:

路        Quiet Reflection: Begin your day with meditation, deep breathing, or journaling. This sets a calm and reflective tone for the day.

路        Solitude: Embrace quiet moments with a warm cup of tea or coffee. Enjoy the stillness and the opportunity to collect your thoughts.

路        Nature Connection: If possible, spend time outdoors, perhaps with a short walk. Connecting with nature can be soothing for introverts.

For Extroverts:

路        Morning Social Time: Arrange a quick call/video chat with a friend or family member. Connecting with loved ones can energise you for the day ahead.

路        Exercise: Engage in a lively workout or dance session to get your blood pumping. High-energy activities are perfect for extroverts.

路        Social Breakfast: Consider having breakfast with a partner or roommate. It's an excellent way to start the day on a social note.

For Ambiverts:

路        Balance Mindfulness and Social Interaction: Alternate days between solitude and social interactions. One day, you might start with meditation, while the next day, you enjoy a social breakfast.

路        Flexibility: Ambiverts thrive on balance. Allow yourself to adapt your morning routine to fit how you feel daily.

路        Engage with Both Worlds: Find activities that combine solitude and connection, such as a morning yoga class followed by a coffee date with friends.

3 Unique facts about A Morning Routine!

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Personalised Morning Routines Boost Consistency: Research shows that people are likelier to stick to a morning routine when it aligns with their personality and preferences. When a morning routine resonates with an individual, they are more likely to make it a consistent part of their daily life.

Introverts and Extroverts Benefit Differently: Morning routines have varying effects on introverts and extroverts. Introverts may thrive with quiet, reflective morning rituals that help them recharge, while extroverts may benefit from more social or active morning practices that energise them for the day.

 Ambiverts Embrace Versatility: Ambiverts who exhibit a balance of introverted and extroverted traits have the advantage of adapting their morning routines to their daily needs. They can switch between quieter and more interactive practices as circumstances require, enhancing their overall well-being.

 These unique facts highlight the importance of recognising individuality when designing and implementing a morning routine. Understanding your personality and tailoring your morning routine accordingly can lead to more profound and personalised benefits.

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"Are you up for the Self-Discovery Challenge? Let's create a morning routine that truly suits you. Start by listing your morning preferences and the time you have each day. Then, try these activities the next morning. After a week, reflect on your experience and adjust as needed. It's a journey of self-discovery 鈥 discovering what resonates with you, what doesn't, and how it makes you feel. Your personalised morning routine awaits!"

Top Quotes 

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鈥淚f you want to make your dreams come true, the first think you have to do is wake up.鈥 J.M. Power
鈥淪mile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you鈥檒l start to see a big difference in your life.鈥 Yoko Ono
鈥淟ife is a coin you can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it ONCE.鈥 Lillian Dickson.
鈥淲e cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.鈥 Albert Einstein
鈥淚n one minute you can change your attitude, and in that minute you can change your entire day.鈥 Spencer Johnson
鈥淎n early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.鈥 Henry Savid Thoreau
I鈥檓 always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning鈥very day I find something creative to do with my life.鈥 Miles Davis.
鈥淵ou cannot see the way out of a challenge if you are looking at it every day from the same level of mind, emotions, thoughts, and feelings of the past.鈥 Dr Joe Dispenza

Questions and Reflections

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These questions and reflections can help individuals discover how to create a morning routine that aligns with their unique personality and needs.

  1. What is your preferred way to start your morning? Reflect on your current morning routine and identify the activities that energise you or drain you.
  2. Do you consider yourself more introverted, extroverted, or somewhere in between (ambivert)? Understanding your personality can help tailor your morning routine to your needs.
  3. What activities bring you calm and inner peace in the morning? Think about activities that help you feel centred and grounded.
  4. What energises you most in the morning, alone or in social interactions? Understanding whether solitude or interaction is more rejuvenating for you can guide your routine.
  5. How do you feel when you start your day in a way that aligns with your personality? Reflect on the difference in your mood and energy levels when you honour your preferences.
  6. Are there any activities you wish to incorporate into your morning routine that you still need to try? Consider new practices that could enhance your mornings.
  7. What role does self-care play in your morning routine? Reflect on how you prioritise self-care in the morning.
  8. How can you ensure consistency in your morning routine? Think about strategies to make your routine a daily habit.
  9. Do you find it helpful to adapt your morning routine based on different days or situations? Reflect on the flexibility of your routine and how it adapts to changing needs.
  10. What are some small, actionable steps you can take to tailor your morning routine to your personality type and overall well-being? Consider practical changes to optimise your mornings.

These questions and reflections can help individuals discover how to create a morning routine that aligns with their unique personality and needs.

Conclusion

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In a world that often prescribes one-size-fits-all solutions, it's important to remember that our uniqueness shines through in our morning routines, too. Understanding whether you're an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert can be a game-changer in creating a morning routine that aligns with your personality. By prioritising self-care and filling your own cup first, you'll find that you're better equipped to tackle the day with vitality and enthusiasm. So, embrace your mornings and your way, and set yourself up for a fulfilling life.

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 Have an amazing week!

 Cheers, 

Mukti Santos  

 

鈥淵our morning sets the stage for the rest of your day. That doesn鈥檛 mean you have to get up early: it does mean you should use your morning to do what鈥檚, most important to you.鈥 Benjamin Spall and Michael Xander

Journal Prompt

Here are three thought-provoking journal prompts for you. You can choose to explore one or dive into all of them. These practices are perfect for a Sunday afternoon, allowing you to reflect and write your thoughts on paper/journal:

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Reflecting on Your Personality: Take time to journal about your personality type, whether you identify as an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert. Explore how your personality influences your preferences and needs in the morning. How does your personality impact your energy levels and mood at the start of the day?
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Designing Your Ideal Morning Routine: Imagine your ideal morning routine that aligns with your personality and well-being. Write down a detailed description of what this routine looks like. Consider the activities, interactions, and self-care practices that would make your mornings more fulfilling. How can you incorporate these elements into your current routine?
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Adapting to Change: Life is dynamic, and there are days when our routines need to adapt to different situations. Journal about how you can maintain the essence of your personalised morning routine while being flexible when circumstances change. How can you ensure consistency in self-care and well-being even on busy or unpredictable mornings?

 These journal prompts can help individuals explore their personality type, tailor their morning routines accordingly, and find ways to maintain them even in changing circumstances.