Write "Morning Pages" by Hand Every Day to Boost Productivity
The Morning Pages technique acts as a mind dump to get rid of the clutter in your brain.
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Morning pages are 3 pages that record stream of consciousness thoughts, to help you untangle your mind.
The process is simple: you just have to sit down in the morning with paper and pen a...
Writing morning pages is supposed to be simple.
To make sure you stick to your writing ritual, wake up and don’t do anything else. Grab a notebook and write the pages.
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Labeling emotions and acknowledging traumatic events, both natural outcomes of journaling, have a known positive effect on people, and are often incorporated into traditional talk therapy.
3 pages of longhand writing, strictly stream-of-conscious, done as soon as one wakes.
They are not meant to be art. Or even writing. They need not be smart, or funny, or particularly deep. It's a form of “brain drain”, a way to expel all that angry, petty stuff that spirals through our subconscious and muddies our days.
People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive.
If you check your emails first thing in the morning, **you're setting yourself up to react.
You're not planning your day and prioritizing, you're giving your best hours to someone else's goals, not yours.