Come check out my everyday essentials routine!
One of the most common questions people ask me is what my daily routine looks like. In this post, I’m sharing what a typical day looks like for me featuring Puori Everyday Essentials.
Mornings: Time to Get Up & Go
Even though laid back Southern California is where I make my home, I grew up in the Northeast. That means when morning comes, I like to get up and go!
I naturally wake up on the early side, generally between 5:30 and 6:00 am. Once I’m up, I start by drinking 16 ounces of filtered water plus lemon – gotta get hydration kicked off – followed by cold brew coffee. I check email. Then, most mornings, I’m out the door for Brazilian jiujitsu class.
It’s time for BJJ! I love getting class done early in the day. And, I always finish my training session with Puori PW1 protein plus coconut water. (Dark Chocolate is my favorite.) Since I work out five to six times a week, a protein shake post-workout helps me stay on top of recovery.
By now, I’m home and it’s time for a shower and some breakfast. Most days, I heat up leftovers from dinner for my breakfast. Or, I’ll make a quick soup with homemade bone broth, leftover chicken, veggies, and quinoa. And I always include a serving of fermented veggies for good measure.
Now, it’s time to get to work. I’ve been working for myself for over five years now, and each day looks a little different. I might record a podcast, work on a blog post, write a newsletter, photograph a recipe, and of course, post on social media. Often, it’s a combination of those things. I’ll normally work until 1 or 2 pm, when it’s time to stop for lunch.
Afternoons: Tie Up Loose Ends
Now it’s time for lunch! I love to throw together a green smoothie for an extra veggie punch served with a side of protein. Or, I might make a tuna salad with plenty of veg. I usually take Puori SB3 Synbiotics with my meal.
Often, I’ll sit outside and eat because if I’m not mindful, I get sucked into checking social media during meals. #workinprogress
Now it’s time for a little more work. I’ll check on my Facebook groups and social media again, answer emails, and do client check-ins. My best creative time is in the morning, so I save less demanding tasks until the afternoon. Typically, I’ll work until about 6:00 pm.
Sometimes I’ll pop out onto the porch for a quick Made Strong workout if I didn’t head to BJJ in the morning.
Evenings: Wind Down
Dinner time with a balanced plate of protein, carbs – including veggies – and healthy fats. When the sun goes down, I also put my amber glasses on to reduce ambient blue light. (Blue light from electronic devices can interfere with melatonin production and therefore, sleep.)
Now it’s time to unwind. I might watch Netflix, read, have a cup of tea, or listen to a singing bowl meditation. I’m not a morning meditator, and I’ve found that evening works best for me.
By now, I’m ready to prep for bed. I’m a huge creature of habit, and I believe that a consistent bedtime routine sets the stage for restful sleep.
First, I take my Puori 3 Everyday Essentials. I love this convenient, all-in-one packet that comes with a daily serving of Puori’s:
- O3 ultra-pure fish oil (great source of omega-3s),
- M3 magnesium + zinc + B6 blend, and
- D3 Vitamin D.
Each packet of Everyday Essentials provides me with key nutrients that support anti-inflammation, my immune system, muscle recovery, and more. Plus, their M3 magnesium helps me feel super relaxed and calm before bed. And I love how the packets are super easy to toss into my carry-on bag when I travel.
I personally take magnesium at night for the relaxing effect and the others because I got into the habit and it stuck. From a nutritional perspective, consider taking Vitamin D close to a meal that contains fat since it’s a fat-soluble vitamin.
Next, I do any last tidying of the kitchen. And then it’s time to brush my teeth and get into bed. Sometimes I read, sometimes it’s just lights out.
I hope you’ve enjoyed this look into my daily routine. Thanks for following along!
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