The Anxiety Experiment

Millie Palmer

The Anxiety Experiment is a podcast for the anxious by the anxious. Join me, your host and guinea pig as I try every trick, tip, and hack in the book for lowering anxiety, reporting back on what works and what doesn't. From meditation to medication (and everything in between), I'll try it all. By chronicling my journey, I hope to help my fellow anxiety sufferers feel less alone and find tools that work - with a few laughs along the way. read less
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The Mel Robbins Morning Routine
23-02-2024
The Mel Robbins Morning Routine
Raise your hand if you've ever heard of the Mel Robbins morning routine. Now, keep it up if you've tried it. Millie has! Listen to this week's episode to find out what Millie has to say after trying the viral morning routine for a month. She'll give you the 5 basic steps, the science behind them, and tell you whether she is now a morning person, or is still mashing that snooze button.If you like the podcast, please subscribe, rate, review, and share with your friends. Because anxiety loves company![00:45] Stop hitting the snooze button![01:46] Morning routine overview[02:02] Science behind not hitting the snooze button[02:54] Step 2: Make your bed[03:44] Step 3: Brush your teeth and high five yourself[06:55] Step 4: Move your body and mind[07:51] Step 5: Make progress toward a goal[09:05] ResultsLinksTime Magazine "Is Using the Snooze Button Bad For Your Sleep?https://time.com/6329920/snooze-button-sleep-health/The Spruce: "5 Reasons to Make Your Bed Everyday" https://www.thespruce.com/reasons-to-make-your-bed-every-day-350511“The Power of Habit,” by Charles Duhigghttps://www.amazon.com/The-Power-of-Habit-Charles-Duhigg-audiobook/dp/B007EJSMC8?crid=1W7V6XI6XZAV5&keywords=%E2%80%9CThe+Power+of+Habit,%E2%80%9D+by+Charles+Duhigg&qid=1707437122&sprefix=the+power+of+habit,+by+charles+duhigg,aps,233&sr=8-1&linkCode=sl1&tag=maxineandmill-20&linkId=5c24953b2931e7ae83c5545778fe3299&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_tlPsychology Today: "Make Your Bed, Change Your Life"https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/brain-candy/201208/make-your-bed-change-your-lifeReal Simple "The Icky Reason You Shouldn't Make Your Bed As Soon As You Wake Up"https://www.realsimple.com/dont-make-bed-right-away-7974388Mayo Clinic: "Meditation. A simple, fast way to reduce stress"https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/meditation/in-depth/meditation/art-20045858Harvard Business School: Progress Principlehttps://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/item.aspx?num=40692Book: The Progress Principlehttps://www.amazon.com/Progress-Principle-Ignite-Engagement-Creativity/dp/142219857X?&linkCode=sl1&tag=maxineandmill-20&linkId=f1c04dd2ea4ccaa331f555317125df57&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_tlBook: Getting Things Donehttps://www.amazon.com/Getting-Things-Done-David-Allen-audiobook/dp/B01B6WSK5C?crid=YTEA7QZQE71V&keywords=getting+things+done&qid=1707518750&sprefix=getting+things+done,aps,146&sr=8-1&linkCode=sl1&tag=maxineandmill-20&linkId=2ff145c817a944cfb1667f117227c9f8&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_tl