Sometimes our past dictates too much of how we deal with the present and the future. Our failures negatively take over our hopes and dreams for present achievement and success. They make us scared to reach for things, so we hold back. We also tend to make too many decisions based on our patterns in the past. This is an injustice to what is possible. Changing your mindset can create a whole new world for you and can bring you much more opportunity for your future.
Every day you are given a new day to start fresh. We all have disappointments from the past. Things we didn't handle the way we should have. But today is the day to start anew. Leave the old way of thinking behind and get excited about your life! Forget that you haven't been exercising like you should have been this past year-today is the day to start your new routine. Even if it's a walk around the block, that's something. Make it a point to stop going through a fast food drive through every day and choose to make some changes. Make a healthy meal plan for the week, hit up the grocery store, and focus on healthy eating. One thing at a time, one positive change at a time. It's also about making the effort. And it's not about changing your lifestyle in a day-it's about the small changes every day that will help you be on your way to your best self! We are a continuous work in progress-always evolving and always changing. The success comes in putting forth the effort and making the conscience decision to always try to be better.
You are never alone in your journey. Support and encouragement go a long way. Reach out to family, friends, wellness coaches, fitness facilities-whatever you need to get yourself going! The first step is reaching out. Once you get to a place where you are not making decisions based on past unhealthy habits-but looking forward, you'll see your self confidence rise. From there, amazing things happen. And being stuck in the past is a thing of the past. Never forget that you are capable of much more than you think. Life is tough, but so are you. Today's the day to make some changes. Are you ready?
"You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore"-Christopher Columbus