I like to do some simple daily practices as they help me to centre and they can be little pockets of pleasure and connection to self. They help to set things up for my day. After I became a Mum my desire and ability to do lengthy practices that were very structured and based on discipline and 'shoulds' really dwindled. One of the practices I love to do is called 'dropping into innocence'. I learnt this technique through intuitive coaching and I also found that the meditations included in A Course in Miracles (ACIM) offer a similar purpose and effects.
I'm not talking about innocence as the absence of wrong-doing or confessing sins or being perfect. It is about dropping my habituated thinking and learned reactions and all the assumptions that I have made up about myself, others and the world, to connect more fully with my child-like sense of wonder, bringing that freshness to the forefront of my awareness.