Haven’t you ever sat on your couch thinking that now would be a good idea to go for a walk or take out one of your favorite fitness dvds only to decline because you imagined how hard it would be to put on the exercise clothes and get going. [Read more…]
If you’re trying to make a lifestyle change that involves weight loss and physical fitness, you can’t avoid hearing that you need to step out of your comfort zone to succeed. Everywhere I turn I hear the same message – you must step outside of your current comfort zone to get results. The undertone is that the farther you step, the better it is. [Read more…]
In my recent post about flourishing, I announced I’m ready to *finally* give a serious boost to my fitness. My fitness levels have risen steadily for a couple of years, but my progress has been so slow it’s like watching grass grow. Boring. No challenge.
I was very excited immediately after I made my decision. Then, after a couple of days I began thinking more carefully about my decision. How am I going to approach my project this time around? [Read more…]
Anyway, I was prowling the aisles in my favorite bookstore on Thursday afternoon when I came across the following quote from Anaïs Nin:
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. [Read more…]