10 Things Jedi Knights Do Daily

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1. Up Early.
As a Jedi we have a lot to do. That means getting an early start on the day. To be clear this has nothing to do with AM or PM. It simply follows the old saying, early bird gets the worm. Jedi Knights are up and attacking the day, that is the Jedi Way.

2. Knowing Our Goals.
A Jedi Knight knows what they want. They have a clear idea of how to get there. They can see it. They have a map. It is like visualizing your success. Having a clear vision of where you are and where you want to go. You have to see where you are going – it helps immensely in getting there.

3. Food is Energy.
What type of energy are you consuming? Jedi Knights understand that a clean and well-balanced diet helps keep them moving forward with the right energy. Be mindful of what you are shoving in your mouth. Make smart choices and eat well. It makes a difference.

4. Exercise is Focus.
Jedi Knights have a habit of physical activity. They exercise regularly and make sure they fulfill the practice once a day in one way or another. This doesn’t mean hitting the gym on a daily basis. It just means staying active and moving. Leave a car to sit for too long and it will rot. Part of good maintenance is keeping your moving parts moving. Been sitting at the computer for a couple hours? Get up, move, and enjoy regular exercise.

5. Sleep.
Are you amazed Jedi sleep on a daily basis? Hey! So do you, right? Already on your way to being a Jedi Knight. The point here is sleep is core to functioning at high levels. You need the time to recharge and let the mind process things. As the Dalai Lama said, “sleep is the best meditation.” It does wonders for emotional, mental, and physical health. So like all Jedi Knights, make sure you are getting your Zs in.

6. Acceptance.
Jedi Knights are well-versed in the saying, “don’t worry about things you cannot change. Don’t worry about the things you can change.” It is about knowing and accepting yourself. Acceptance is peace. Learn to accept the things within your ability to control and alter and the things which are beyond you. It grants a certain level of peace of mind which really helps in prioritizing things in your life.

7. Routine Evaluation.
Routine is good. Schedules are core to productive work. Yet do not fall into stagnation. Make sure you evaluate your routines. Make sure your priorities are lined up in an effective manner. Don’t just assume, but take a look at what you have put together and what you need to move forward. This is something Jedi Knights tend to on a yearly basis.

8. Keep a Good Atmosphere.
The company you keep, the environment in which you live, work, and play. The company you keep it vital to your overall health. So make sure you are keeping good company. Keeping people in your life that elevate you. People that encourage and support you. Negativity begets negativity and if you keep that bombarding your life daily, it will have a impact. So be mindful of what environment you create for yourself.

9. Financial Well-Being.
An often looked over aspect of wellness is Financial. Jedi Knights have a good relationship with their money. It is vital. Not only for fun things like going to Jedi Gatherings. But if you want to be able to help good causes or people in need, that often requires financial stability. The unfortunate truth is money plays a big part in the world. And in order to create lasting impacts, often money is required. This isn’t about being rich or saying Jedi Knights are well-off. It just means having a good sense of your finances and keeping a smart and well organized budget.

10. Embrace the Mistake.
Jedi Knights have long learned to embrace the mistake. To forgive the self. To accept the past as a valuable learning lesson and tool. Failure is not the end and doesn’t mean you should just give up. It is part of the process. No successful person, let alone Jedi, became so without mistakes and struggles. It is just a matter of looking at them properly and understanding that they are our teachers. So forgive yourself, embrace the mistake, and move forward smarter and wiser for it.

  • LH Almeida

    I don’t know if you’ll see this to reply, but I loved it.

    However, the AM/PM question is important for me. What’s waking up early? Sleeping 8 hours?

    • Late. But I’ll see it eventually. 😛 You know your “day” best (some people work nights thus the ignoring of Am/Pm), but the idea here is simple. Give yourself time to actually wake-up in the morning (whatever morning is to you). Don’t pull the alarm goes off 30 minutes before work because you know it takes you 20 minutes to stumble out of bed, throw on clothes, and head to work.

      The idea is definitely about getting sleep (as mentioned later on in the post). But this particular point is about approaching the mindset with the right mindset. Getting up. Morning routine. Breakfast. Time to read an uplifting meme or listen to some blood pumping music. It is just about starting your day off right. As for sleep specifically – the hours vary, but definitely what is good for you.

      According to the Sleep Foundation (.com) here is the recommended sleeping hours:
      Newborns (0-3 months): Sleep range narrowed to 14-17 hours each day
      Infants (4-11 months): Sleep range widened two hours to 12-15 hours
      Toddlers (1-2 years): Sleep range widened by one hour to 11-14 hours
      Preschoolers (3-5): Sleep range widened by one hour to 10-13 hours
      School age children (6-13): Sleep range widened by one hour to 9-11 hours
      Teenagers (14-17): Sleep range widened by one hour to 8-10 hours
      Younger adults (18-25): Sleep range is 7-9 hours
      Adults (26-64): Sleep range did not change and remains 7-9 hours
      Older adults (65+): Sleep range is 7-8 hours