The world’s richest person and CEO of Tesla Inc TSLA, Elon Musk, is busy and has established habits to balance his personal and professional life.
However, there is a specific daily routine that he wants to change. In a recent interview, Musk said he is addicted to his phone and checks it first thing in the morning.
“I have a bad habit — and I suspect a lot of people do — of checking my phone first thing in the morning. It’s a terrible habit,” Musk said in the interview.
According to research, nearly 80% of smartphone users check their phone within the first 15 minutes of waking up.
Earlier, in an interview in 2014, he said he has a habit of checking emails early in the morning before going about his day.
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Talking about how he planned to change his routine to make it healthier, Musk added: “I need to work out and get in better shape. So I’m going from looking at my phone as soon as I wake up to at least 20 minutes. working out – then I look at my phone.”
A study suggests that early morning workouts improve productivity, and a healthier lifestyle provides an extra boost. It also aids in mindfulness and decision making.
In his daily routine, Musk wakes up around 7 a.m. every day. He tends to stay up until about 1 am and only sleeps 6-6.5 hours a night. Musk is known to have worked nearly 80-100 hours a week in the past.
“There were probably times when I had eight” [Diet Cokes] a day or something ridiculous,” Musk said. “I think it’s probably one or two these days, so it’s nothing too crazy.”
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