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How Your Daily Routine Can Turn Into Your Biggest Enemy

When routines become a weakness

If you become very attached to your routines, when they get messed up, you get frustrated. You feel what is almost like withdrawals. You doubt yourself. Then all of a sudden you aren’t getting warmed up or falling into the zone as easily as you usually do.

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When routines become a weakness

If you become very attached to your routines, when they get messed up, you get frustrated. You feel what is almost like withdrawals. You doubt yourself. Then all of a sudden you aren’t getting warmed up or falling into the zone as easily as you usually do.

Routines and resistance

A routine means creating practices, habits and rules that force us to be better. Without it, resistance is given too much room to operate. Doubt, chaos, laziness — if you give them an inch, they’ll take a mile. Routines are essential in that battle.

Discipline and freedom

Discipline is a form of freedom. Left unchecked, however, it becomes a form of tyranny. The ability to rotate from routine to routine, discipline to discipline, according to the needs of the day and the moment is very important.

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