Morning routine ideas: 11 productive ways to start your day. Your morning routine can have a significant impact on how the rest of your day flows. Yet so many people start the day frazzled, racing against the clock in a frenzy to get ready. As a result, there's a popular trend around creating the perfect morning routine. But it doesn't take hiring a productivity expert or following the quirky schedules of celebrities to craft a game plan that works for you.