Getting up at 6 in the morning, exercising, meditation, and a shower is not all that successful people like to do and like to do in the morning. Our material is not a guide to action, but rather an opportunity to compare our habits with the habits of truly great people.
Sport in the morning helps to make the right decisions throughout the day, helps to cope with stress and release negative energy - more about that , we are sure you know without us. But not only morning exercises help to stay in an excellent mood all day and pushes for bold decisions.
Charles Darwin and Sigmund Freud woke up at seven in the morning, and if Darwin did exercises, had breakfast and sat down at work, devoting a little time to reading in breaks, then Freud from eight in the morning until noon he worked without ceasing.
Immanuel Kant got up at five in the morning and managed to have a quick bite to eat and meditate at six, and he only had a long brunch at 11, after five hours of continuous work.
Friedrich Nietzsche got up at six in the morning, had a quick breakfast, took a shower and, until his inspiration disappeared, was engaged in creativity - he did exercises only after 11 hours to give his head a rest.
Karl Marx got up at seven in the morning, had breakfast and preferred to read until 12 noon. He is one of the few, and not only among thinkers who, after a quick breakfast, did not sit directly at work, but left time for self-education.
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Vladimir Nabokov , waking up at six in the morning, liked to work first and only after an hour break for breakfast , then return to work and reading.
John Grisham , not only a writer, but also a successful lawyer, managed to work on his book until the working day, which began at nine o’clock. To do this, he got up at five.
Pelam Grenville Woodhouse , before sitting down to work at nine in the morning, managed to work out twice and have breakfast.
Haruki Murakami gets up at four and before 12 o'clock manages not only to work on the next bestseller, but also to work out for two hours. The only thing he misses is breakfast.
It remains a mystery where he takes strength to exercise.
William Styron is the only one on our list whose morning did not begin at sunrise or earlier, but at 12 noon. But this did not stop him from receiving the Pulitzer Prize and writing the most brilliant novel, "Sophie's Choice." Apparently, he managed to compose at night.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwig van Beethoven
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
It is not clear how Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart managed to do everything, but from nine in the morning he was already studying another work, giving up composing music for only two hours - from seven to nine.
Ludwig van Beethoven is the standard of hard work. He got up at six in the morning, had a quick breakfast and was not distracted from work until lunch.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky , when compared to the others, woke up quite late, already at eight in the morning. He had breakfast, read, did exercises and sat down for notes only at 10 o’clock.
Eric Satie loved the long bath procedures and spent two hours in the morning on them.
Maybe it was in a hot bath that he came up with fresh reformist ideas, which he later wrote down and implemented.
Richard Strauss is already the third of the musicians who preferred to sit down at work only at 10 am, although he got up, like everyone else, early. At first he had breakfast and read.
Morning routine of Winston Churchill is very similar to that of many of our contemporaries: he woke up at seven, had breakfast slowly, read newspapers, worked and spent two hours in the middle of the day playing sports.
Of all the American presidents, only Barack Obama finds time for morning exercises.
From nine o'clock in the morning he continuously works in the Oval Office, and before that he takes 45 minutes to do a morning run or training.
But Benjamin Franklin loved the long bath procedures in the morning and a leisurely breakfast. And in order to be in time and be already at eight at his workplace, he got up at five in the morning.
George Washington woke up at four in the morning and only three hours later allowed himself a short breakfast, after which he again took up the active work.
Businessmen on our list almost all get up at five in the morning and completely forget about breakfast - instead, spend time reading.
Assume news and business publications, not fiction.
The editor-in-chief of the American Vogue Anna Wintour wakes up at five, reads, puts himself in order and at seven in the morning already flutters in the editorial office.
Twitter creator Jack Dorsey , after waking up around five in the morning, meditate for half an hour, then read the news and get to work.
Former president of Procter. Gamble Alan Lafley has been doing bath procedures for more than an hour, and then, without being distracted, works until noon.
Billionaire Bill Gross wakes up before everyone else, at half past four in the morning - works, unlike his colleagues, has breakfast, works again, then goes in for sports for two hours, after which he goes back to work with head.
The working day of AOL CEO Tim Armstrong begins earlier than seven in the morning, by which time he manages to do exercises and find out the main world news.
Do you know what is the main secret of all successful people? No matter how and what time they start their day, the main thing is that they work very, very much.