Posts tagged morning routines
Change Your Mindset About Exercise With These Five Simple Steps

Starting an exercise program is challenging, not hard.  And do you want to know why it’s challenging? Because it’s something you were not previously doing. It’s new. It’s breaking down something old, in order to allow for growth. You’re literally tearing your muscles at the fiber level, in order to allow for regeneration, and improved strength.  

Don’t tell yourself it was hard, focus on whatever good feelings you have for achieving this huge accomplishment.

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Motivation Is Created

January in particular seems to be a struggle for most people. Strange right? It’s January, the month of a new year, full of motivation, resolutions, excitement. The problem is, that motivation typically lasts about 7-10 days at the most. On average, only about 65% of people even make it past the first month

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Five Impactful (& Free) Self-Care Changes For 2019

When planning for the future, we often forget several important things. What did you do WELL in the past? What is occurring in your life at any given time? Did you break down your goal? What personal habits will you need to acknowledge? Why is this important and what impact will it have? How can you simplify the overwhelm to really focus on what matters?

Tackling one big goal is seemingly impossible for almost anyone. There is a beginning, middle, and end to every journey, but that is often ignored in goal planning. If you want to make a big change, you have to look at the whole picture and break it down as small as you possibly can.

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Honest Thoughts On Morning Routines

Your morning may not look anything like mine.  And I will not be that person who recommends that you just try it.  Listen, I fully understand that waking up at 4 AM is not for everyone.  In fact, if you’ve been TRYING to wake up early and it’s not working for you then stop!  Evaluate what is actually happening. Is it the problem really with the time you’re waking up?  Or is it what you’re doing with that time?

If it’s not working then give yourself permission to stop.  Throw out your morning schedule, write down everything you want to accomplish in a day, give each task an estimated amount of time and then try again.  Experiment, give it some time, and evaluate - is it working or is it not? When it’s working, pat yourself on the back and keep going. When it’s not working?  Keep experimenting and try again.

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