How would you say your daily routine goes? Do you have purpose behind how you spend your mornings, afternoons and evenings? The way in which you go about your day-to-day says a lot about you. Many of us use routine to make sense of our day, and our lives. And while some of us are completely attached to it, others prefer to have a go with the flow mentality and hope that they walk a new path. Neither one is necessarily better than the other, however. In her book, “The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life," Twyla Tharp discusses how to take some of your routine and turn it into a ritual, which can change your thought process from seeing certain things as tasks and more as a devotion. “Turning something into a ritual eliminates the question, Why am I doing this? … The ritual erases the question of whether or not I like it. It’s also a friendly reminder that I’m doing the right thing. (I’ve done it before. It was good. I’ll do it again," she writes. Along with your creative outlets, rituals can be great for your diet and fitness. For instance, food prepping for the week can be seen as a devotion to conscious, healthy eating, while finding time in your day to incorporate fitness can be seen as a means to carving out a special time to honor your body and give it that which is needs. Writer Anne Lamott discusses the important of rituals and the positive effect they can have, saying “Rituals are a good sign to your unconscious that it’s time to kick in.” This thought can be applied to exercising at the gym as well. Think of what you do before you hop on a treadmill, while you warm up, and as you really get going. The rituals you have put you in a mindset to work hard. Try adding these rituals into your day-to-day for an added dose of positivity, purpose and success.