Do Daily Routines Strengthen Consistency?

Do daily routines strengthen your consistency? In this episode of the Routine and Things Podcast, I share whether or not doing your routine daily helps you maintain your routine. Listen to today’s episode to find out!

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Ashley Brown 0:00
[Intro] Routines, my absolute favorite words, but you either love them or you're working on getting there. But either way, I strongly believe routines can be a springboard for improving your home, yourself and your life. I'm Ashley Brown and this is the Routine and Things podcast. In each episode, I'll share practical tips and simple ways to help you consistently live your happiest life one routine at a time. Trust me, you're gonna want to keep listening, because you're well on your way to getting and staying happy.

Ashley Brown 0:49
Hey, hey, and welcome back. This is yet another episode, the Routine and Things podcast. I am your host, Ashley Brown. I am so happy that you are here with me again today. If this is your first time listening, though, I want to say welcome girl. How are you? How are you doing? Today is gonna be a really short episode, it's another routines redefined episode where I am answering the question of, do daily routines strengthen your consistency? I know that when many people think about routines, they think about doing something on a daily basis. Right? That is a word that is thrown out there is consistency means daily or routine means daily. And I'm here to tell you no, that is not the truth. The way that I like to describe a routine is as an intentional flow of actions done consistently. That is how I like to describe a routine and consistently does not mean daily. So do daily routines, strengthen your consistency? The answer to this is no, not necessarily. Because when we think about consistency, just because you do something daily, does not mean you are more consistent than someone who does that same thing weekly. Both of you are consistent. You're just consistent in different ways. Okay, does that make sense?

Ashley Brown 2:12
So you can do something daily, and definitely be consistent. You can do something weekly, and definitely be consistent. So consistency isn't so much of the frequency of you doing that thing. It's more so are you doing that thing in the same way over time. So when you think about your routines it's really important for you to think about, are you doing your routine in the same way over time?That is what consistency is. So whether you're doing your routine daily, whether you're doing your routine, weekly, whether you're doing your routine monthly. If you're doing that same routine in the same way over time, this means that you are consistent. When you do daily routines, you are being consistent, but it doesn't strengthen your consistency. And yes, you can adjust to a new routine quicker when you are doing it every day. That is the truth. You can adjust quicker when you are doing that same thing in the same way every single day, of course, but that does not mean you have to it's really your choice. Because some people feel as if oh, maybe I need to do this every day. No.

Ashley Brown 3:21
Like, for example, I do not do my morning routine every single day. I don't even do my bedtime routine every single day. I do my bedtime routine it's anywhere between four to five times a week, I'll do my bedtime routine. That I'm still consistent, though. Right? I am still consistent with that routine, although I'm doing it four to five times a week, because I'm doing it the same way over time. So remember this as you move forward with your routines that you have routines do not need to be daily, they can be weekly, they can be monthly. But are you doing that routine the same way over time?And I want you to more so focused on doing the routine versus focusing on the frequency that you do the routine. So that answers the questions. No, daily routines do not, strengthen your consistency. If you are doing daily routines and you have been maintaining that routine, kudos to you. I am so happy and proud of you and keep going and keep going.

Ashley Brown 4:20
The last thing I want to share before you leave today is about the Purpose Driven Moms Summit. I shared about this in the last episode, but I want to share it with you again today because this summit is going to be the I can promise you that. I personally have connected with some of the women who are speaking at this summit and they are amazing women, amazing and they know their stuff. And many of us are speaking specifically about routines and how you can use routines to improve your home, improve your motherhood, improve your life. If you are a purpose driven mama or if you want to become a purpose driven mama this summit is for you. I hope that you can join, I really hope that you can join and attend it's going to be a week long summit, full of good information, full of good information. Even if you can't attend every single, even if you can't attend every single session, it's okay because it's going to be recorded, everything's going to be recorded provided for you. And you're going to be able to connect with other moms as well throughout this summit. So it is a virtual summit, the Purpose Driven Moms Summit, I'm going to be speaking all about morning routines. So if you are thinking about a morning routine, and you want to strengthen that you want to become more consistent with that, because it's going to help you start your day off on the right foot, then come join me for the summit. I'm gonna link all the information you need to join in the show notes, so be sure to check out things there. But that's it for today's episode. I hope that you continue to enjoy wherever you are, whatever you're doing, stay happy, and I'll talk to you next time.

Ashley Brown 6:03
[Outro] Thanks for listening. If you enjoyed today's episode, take a screenshot and share it on social. I would love to know you're listening. And for tools to help you start, maintain, and enjoy your routines, be sure to head to Here's to staying happy!


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