Seldom are we ever completely happy and satisfied with our routines and habits. If we stop and think about what we are doing, we might find numerous opportunities to improve—we could be more productive, we could enjoy our workouts more, we could tweak our diet so it’s easier to stay on, we could have deeper conversations, and on and on. The first step to optimization is opening ourselves up to thinking about ways to improve, and looking beyond what we happen to be doing at the moment.