How Barack Obama's spends his early hours has a big impact on his day. We know a lot about him and what he did every day as President. It seems like things haven't changed much.
The first African-American President in history. Twice he occupied the Oval Office after brilliant election campaigns and equally flattered and criticised administrations.
Vision for the day
Starting his day by spending time with family is important to Barack Obama. His habit of having breakfast with his daughters and with Michelle Obama did not change during his time in the White House, apart from his busy schedule.
His habit of having breakfast with his daughters and with Michelle
How he lives his day
- Start at 7 a.m. with healthy cardio and aerobic exercise
- Until 8:30 a.m., he usually reads different reports and papers and also reviews the press.
- At 9 o'clock he usually has breakfast with his family
A special habit of Obama's was to work until quite late, around 11.30 pm and spend a half hour before bed reading documents
Benefits of this routine
The emotional and personal aspect is important in Barack Obama's productive routine. He takes his personal time seriously. He spends a lot of time exercising and probably meditating.
The next step is a moment of family closeness, of sharing the start of the day among the people he loves, a way of "taking emotional energy" for a hard day's work.