Balancing work obligations with meaningful family time is an important part of building a successful evening routine.
An evening routine starts with family time. Tackle some to-do’s later on from your dedicated workspace. Leave some time for unstructured brainstorming or reflection too.
Take steps to make it easier to sleep well.
Try spending some time on creative work every night for a week or two. If the muse seems to appear more often, you may have found a shortcut to creative inspiration.
Buffer CEO, Joel Gascoigne likes to unwind with a brisk walk right before bed. He uses his walks to turn off his thoughts about work and slowly transition into a “state of tiredness.”
Have a healthy dinner.
When you need a snack closer to bedtime, reach for something light and healthy.
Take time to tidy. Waking up in an orderly space will work wonders for your mood.
Prepare for tomorrow.When you don’t have a million things to do upon waking, it’s easier to fall asleep.