Set Yourself Up For Success With Your Morning Routine


Set Yourself up for Success with Your Morning Routine  – 029


On this episode 29, Jenny and I check in with one another to see how our bedtime and wake up time challenge is going.  Then we discuss our morning routines and how they are helpful to improving our daily success.  

We both choose a word that will be our guide for 2019 and help us as we tackle our goals.

I’m diggin’  a TV Show called Brooklyn 99 and Jenny is diggin’ a podcast called The Robcast .  Jenny’s win is related to being consistent with her daily treadmill walking habit and my learn is that John and I still haven’t gone back to the gym.


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What You’ll Hear (and don’t want to miss!)


: Jenny and I check in with one another to see how our bedtime and wake up time challenge is going

: I share fun fact about why you are likely drinking your coffee at the wrong time each morning to get the boost that you are looking for.

: We discuss our morning routines and how they help us to get focused for the day.

: 19 for 2019!  Jenny and I discuss and share the one word for each of us that we have chosen to guide us through getting after our goals in 2019

: Listener Feedback:  Some great words and quotes from some of you who are listening and playing along.

: What Are You Diggin’ Lately?  I’m diggin’ a TV Show Brooklyn 99 and Jenny is diggin’ a podcast called Robcast.

: You Win or You Learn: Jenny’s win is related to keeping up her daily treadmill habit and my learn is about the fact that John and I still haven’t gone back to the gym

35:36: We wrap it up for this week.  Next week we will dig into some more tips that will help you to get better and more sleep and you’ll hear mine and Jenny’s bedtime routines.


Resources + Links Mentioned in This Episode:


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Why The Best Time To Drink Coffee Is Not First Thing In The Morning: Caffeine and Cortisol in the morning

Book: The Sleep Revolution by Arianna Huffington


Book: The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod


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My 19 for 19 List

Wake Up Light Alarm Clock 

Podcast: The Robcast by Rob Bell

TV Show: Brooklyn 99


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The Improvement Project podcast is hosted by Dr. Peggy Malone and Jenny Couse.  Peggy is a health care provider who encourages her patients every day to create better habits associated with their health and wellness.  She is wife to the hilarious and heavily bearded John, with whom she takes many adventures. Dr. Peggy is also a human being on a mission to create better habits for herself and by doing so, she hopes to inspire others to take up the challenge with her!  Jenny is a marketing professional in the international trade sector.  She and her husband Jeff are parents to hilarious 5 year old Ethan.  Her year of monthly habit resolutions in 2015 piqued her interests in how habits are created and best kept.

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Until next time,


Let’s get to work on improving your most important project.  That’s YOU!  Stay focused and get after it!

Thank you so much for listening.

Big Love,

Peggy and Jenny