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Regular

Customary; usual; with no unexpected or unusual variations; in conformity with ordinary practice.

An individual's regular course of business, for example, is the occupation in which that person is normally engaged to gain a livelihood.

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Many employees who work at those offices across from Autzen, meanwhile, will be keeping regular hours until 5 p.m.
The clinician asks the patient to try to make gradual lifestyle changes that will result in keeping regular hours, which will help stabilize mood, using a self-reporting monitoring method called the social rhythm metric.
Steps you can take to get a better night's sleep include regular exercise, eliminating stimulants and alcohol, eating smaller meals, having a carbohydrate snack 30 minutes before bed, and keeping regular hours. Slacking on sleep may have ramifications you've never dreamed of--like gaining weight.