The Merit of Predictable Routines

Chris Martucci adds some great advice to my post on working in coffee shops:

And so, to avoid throwing out the baby with the bathwater, I would like to highlight the importance of allowing a routine to become predictable before switching it up.
I would merely like to discourage people from thinking that they may arbitrarily visit their local coffee shop and expect to experience a noticeable gain in productivity. This may be true for some, but not for others.
Ultimately, the goal is to find a routine that works well for you, make a habit of it, and once it gets a little too boring, go ahead and switch it up.

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