It’s not Ebola.
It’s not soy.
It’s not Cinnabon, or cupcakes or even negative thinking.
• to make things happen,
• to learn healthier habits,
• to implement an exercise plan,
• to start, and stick to a journal.
All of these things will increase the quality of your life, and give you much more substantial results for your health, fitness and happiness.
The problem is we all have a monkey in our brain and it is PREYED upon by the shiny objects.
It is preyed upon by the instant gratification of:
• Netflix (my current, deeply personal distraction struggle… lol),
• Facebook/social media,
• text messages,
• food, drink, etc. etc.
We get determined to start and follow through with a program that will help us achieve what we truly want, and slowly the distractions whittle away any progress we make. They suck away our time and energy like tiny little time and energy vampires.
If they enjoy certain entertainment or pastimes, it’s contained in a box and, quite deliberate, managed...
It does not manage them.
They do not allow it to steal their drive, their determination, their time and energy.
Start documenting how many times you become distracted throughout your day.
Distraction at work will lead to longer work hours will lead to missed workouts, will lead to inconsistent action and behavior that will lead you to your goals.
Life is life.
You have certain obligations, limitations, and you have to balance all of these things with your goals, what do you honestly believe you can achieve in this short period of time?
If you want to achieve it, distraction will rob you of it.
If you NEED to achieve it, nothing will stop you and you will find an opportunity to make it happen.
Here’s to taking control and finally creating and sustaining what you want.