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So what is The Present Principle?

The Present Principle is a 7-step model for getting your days off to a better start. It’s a model I used to better hack my mornings, and I hope it will inspire you to build a better morning routine that sets you up for success. Here’s how it works:


(I start my days with a cup of tea in hand, and a quick prayer of guidance, thanks, and direction. if prayer isn’t your thing, then just take a moment to PAUSE. take in life, and breath out your woes)


(After prayer, my mornings start with reading. A bible, a devotional, and a a bit of motivating reading are my tools of choice.)


(Following time in reading and prayer, I express my own thoughts. Use a journal, a post-it, and put pen to paper to share your thoughts and expressions.)


(Check in your day, and scan your week at large. I spend 5-10 minutes doing both in this time.)


(Moving is key. Even if it doesn’t happen in the morning, getting in exercise of some sort into your day is essential to be happy, healthy, and grounded.)


(Do one thing today that truly nourishes you. Take a bath. Read a novel. Play with a baby. Do it for you.)


(How did you do? How many of the seven steps were you able to complete today? Can you do better tomorrow?)



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