It will take some effort to be intentional about creating the lifestyle you want. Over time, having a solid routine will look like a life hack from the outside.
As you build momentum on positive items, you will likely naturally start seeing yourself having more energy and more ability to focus.
The Eisenhour Matrix describes a scenario that is important to intentionality. Eisenhour states that what is important is usually not urgent, and what is urgent is usually not important.
The basic theory is that if you can get so much accomplished in the first hour of your morning, that momentum will carry on throughout the day.
For some parts of your schedule, you might want to have specific times. Your evening schedule maybe a little more lax and free form.