10 Practices from Stoic Philosophy to Include in Your Morning Routine

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8 min readSep 22, 2021
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There are many practices to contribute to a healthy lifestyle. There are many ways you can improve your mental clarity, physical health, and even social life. But there’s one thing that often gets overlooked: the morning routine.

A morning routine is the first step of getting ready for your day. It sets you up with tools to help stay productive and alert through your day; it propels you into action; it clears away any cobwebs that accumulated overnight; and it prepares you for anything that could come up during the day ahead.

But most importantly, a morning routine is a way to challenge yourself and improve upon your life in any number of ways. A morning routine puts you in the frame of mind to challenge yourself, make yourself better, and set out on your day with greater clarity of mind.

If you’d like to get started with a morning routine, here are 10 practices from Stoic philosophy to include in yours. Each practice is designed to give structure to your day, strength of body and mind, build character, and ultimately help you live a better life.

1. Practice Stoicism

Stoicism is a philosophy that focuses on how you can live a better life through the power of your mind. It focuses on deep thinking and learning…



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