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And even Charles Darwin had his

routines

Just like Einstein, scientist Charles Darwin kept to a daily routine to increase his creativity – he actually had several routines to accommodate in the space of 24 hours.

7 a.m.

walk

lunch

paper

dog

nap

sleep

This is what a day in the life of probably looked like:

Charles Darwin

After sleeping until 7 a.m., Darwin took a walk, then had breakfast and went to work. He didn’t care for distractions and only opened his correspondence without replying immediately. After working some more, he took his dog for a walk and had lunch before reading

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the paper, replying to the opened letters and taking a nap between 2 and 3 p.m. After another walk, he took care of what he called »bits and bobs«. In the early evening, Darwin indulged in fun tasks like reading, afternoon tea, and backgammon. Before bed, he

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