Personal Dailies List

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This is kind of silly, but sometimes I forget to take care of my basic, personal needs throughout the day. It’s like, I’ll wake up, think of a quick item on my to do list and say, okay I’ll handle that really quick then I’ll hop into my morning routine, and start the day.

Except it never used to actually happen like that. Raise your hand if you know what I mean.

One of my lifelong friends – another multi-business owner – and I were talking about how work is life and life is work, and that even though day-to-day we enjoy ourselves, go on trips, etc. we could really use a minute to slow down and just…be people. How can you accomplish your goals and live your best life if you’re fatigued, ya know? So we came up with the personal dailies list, and it’s such a game changer that quite frankly, I’d be doing you a disservice by not sharing it.

To us, personal dailies are the things you need to reach your optimal potential. They are things that no matter what a client needs, or your boss says, cannot be skipped. I’ll share my list with you and I promise you’ll think some of these things are no-brainers, like why did I even add them? But the reason is because sometimes I don’t do them. I made this list in January 2021, and I can count on my hand (singular) the amount of days I’ve actually completed a full Dailies list. That doesn’t upset me; instead, it puts my day into perspective and shows me I need to be better and prioritizing myself.

So take a look at my list (I keep it as a checklist note pinned in the Notes app on my phone), and I encourage you to make your own. If you do, feel free to share yours with me on Instagram, and we can hold each other accountable for living our best, healthiest lives!!

  • Wake up at 7 am
  • Meditate for at least 10 minutes You+Have+Permission.mp3 or breath work 
  • Take vitamins
  • Workout for at least 30 minutes
  • Drink protein shake
  • Eat breakfast 
  • Stretch for at least 10 minutes
  • Shower and get real dressed
  • Eat as many whole foods + healthy fats
  • Go outside and connect with nature
  • Eat lunch
  • Check in with one at least friend daily
  • Spend an hour on a hobby
  • Read for at least 30 minutes
  • Eat dinner
  • Drink at least 4L of water
  • No technology 30 mins before bed
  • Sleep for 6+ hours

xo, J

meet Jessica

My name is Jessica Sorentino – I live in the burbs of Manhattan and I own Curated, this lifestyle blog focused on health + wellness, style, life running my businesses Relevè Branding Agency + Nest, and more! I love to read, brunch, go for runs and savor a great drink. Follow me on Instagram at @jessicasorentino.

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