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comment by veen
veen  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hi, Hubski! What's weird about your morning routine?

I have my morning routine pretty well locked in. Wake up, get clothed, breakfast, brush teeth, bathroom, grab stuff and leave. The only thing that might be weird is that I have optimized for duration. My train departs every half hour. I know if I rush I could be on the platform in 9.5 minutes, but to not rush and leave some buffer (the traffic lights may all conspire against me, after all) I always depart 15 minutes before my train does.

I know that I can technically do my morning routine in 18 minutes, but that means rushing all the way. I also know that if I take more than 30 minutes I'll be too much of a slowpoke and either have some minutes to spare doing nothing, or will take my merry time eating breakfast and have to rush everything else. So I've optimized my morning routine such that my alarm goes off at T-40 and must leave the house at T-15. As soon as I step out of bed, I rely on my autopilot to go through the motions, and I usually start feeling awake when I go outside.