How to Stay Mentally Strong, Even When You Don’t Feel “Good Enough”
Apr18

How to Stay Mentally Strong, Even When You Don’t Feel “Good Enough”

In times of hardships, it is easy to break down mentally. When we are feeling low and hopeless, our tendency is to feel that we are not good enough. We lose confidence in ourselves. If we were good enough, we wouldn’t be experiencing difficulties in the first place, right? If we were good enough, we could’ve came up with a solution as soon as adversities came knocking on our door.  Motivation The key to staying mentally strong when we...

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Two Men and a Window

Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room.  One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to receive his daily medical treatment.  His bed was next to the room’s only window.  The other man had to spend all his time flat on his back.  The men talked for hours on end.  They spoke of their wives and families, their homes, their jobs, their involvement in the military service, and where they...

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Insanity

I have made it 2 weeks on my workout schedule. They say it takes 28 days to make it a habit. I have had a few days where I did a half-ass workout and didn’t put everything I could into it but I still participated. I know if a routine is broken it is easy to go back to being lazy so I push forward. Of course, at this point I can’t tell a difference. Minus my muscles hurting less. I still work away at my goal and now I am...

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Day of Rest
Jan10

Day of Rest

So today is day 7 of working out. Also my day of rest. I started workout videos last week. Saturday I hurt so bad. I was a bit disappointed in myself. I guess because in my mind a was a super hero ninja fighter chic and well doing those videos made me feel very short of having any kind of super hero powers. In fact, I am very much out of shape. Saturday I spent most of the day feeling grumpy and mad at myself for being so out of shape...

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Just Do It

Just do it is much easier said than done. So when I started this blog, I wanted to document my journey hopefully to inspire not only myself but others as well. Sometimes it is hard to honestly put yourself out there to be criticized and as I talk about the fear of failure always holds us back. It is time to just do it. I haven’t been working out consistently in a few months. I have gained some weight and I’ve been lazy. I...

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