This is the ‘terrible habit’ Elon Musk wants to cut from his morning routine


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.”

Photo: Courtesy of NVIDIA Corporation on flickr


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