I have been taking about routine with a lot of my coachees recently so I thought that today would be as good a time as any to share with you how routine helps you to be happier – and to share my experience of being using routine to help me through depression and anxiety. I know that routine comes with connotations of being boring, monotonous and trapping and I will admit to having been on that wagon too in the past.
It is so easy to fall into a routine and habit what we don’t even notice that we are doing it, most of the time. We get stuck in a groove and seem to just carry on rolling along it with no idea that we are there. Does this sound familiar? Habits can be good, but often we find that we have developed bad habits (ones that don’t add value to our lives or actually take value from our lives)
Do you sometimes feel like life is boring, dull or same ol’ same ol’ and that you can’t step away from the monotony of routine? It is a grave state that absorbs so many in this modern world. You fall into so many routines that your days can become so samey and you begin to stick to what you know and carry on ‘as normal’. This is not the best way to spend your time and it can very easily