Sarah-Neel’s Morning Routine

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What I wish I did with my morning:

6:00am Wake up
6:05am Step out on my balcony, greeted by a cool breeze while some birds tie a bow in my hair Cinderella-style
6:10am Consume a Peanut Butter Dream smoothie
6:30am Go for a long walk
7:30am-8:30am Write something brilliant while finishing my Peanut Butter Dream smoothie and finish knowing I’ve accomplished the most important part of the day

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What I really do with my morning:

8:00am Wake up
8:10am Bribe myself to do some Jane Fonda style stretches on a towel by putting a cup of coffee on the floor in front of me
8:40am Wish I had a blender to make Peanut Butter Dream smoothie while writing the same three paragraphs
9:40am-10am Wash hair

Sarah-Neel is a grad student living in Istanbul seeking gainful employment in the art world.

Emily’s Morning Routine

what I wish I did:

8:30 am wake up

8:45 am grab a large iced latte

9-10 am take the dog to the dog park

10 am go for a swim/ do some unoffensive yoga

(afterwards, start working.)

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what i really do:

6:45 am wake up

7:00 am walk the dog around the block

7:30 am eat donut, drink one of those starbucks doubleshots

7:45 am facebook/internet check

8:00 am start working

as an aside, today i slept till 11:45 and am now watching Sharknado.

Emily works as a consultant for wealth managers and investment banks, but she hopes to open a bar. She is based in Los Angeles.

 

Dana’s morning routine

What do I wish I did for the first two hours of my day?

6:30 Wake up

6:35 Make tea and pumpkin porridge

6:45 Have breakfast and read the New York Times

7:00 Write

7:30 Workout

8:15 Shower and get ready

8:45 Get out of the door

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What do I really do for the first two hours of my day?

6:30 Wake up

6:35 Make tea and pumpkin porridge

6:45 Have breakfast and read the New York Times, and THE INTERNET

7:30 Write

8:00 Workout

8:30 Shower and get ready, layering my various facial products takes 15 min at least

9:00 Go back to my room to do more work because I don’t have an office

Dana is a graduate student who is writing her dissertation and working as a nanny in Brooklyn.

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