Here’s a wellness motivation tip we’ve never heard before.
We are the only one who’s experienced every failure we’ve ever had.
Same with all our successes. And there have been many, if we subtract out the let-downs.
Focus on our shining moments. Live there. Bask there.
Move forward in that vehicle.
Humor (the old reliable) isn’t the only thing that can make us smile…
The past few mornings been repeating this mantra – from my first days as a career guy at Disney (mid-’80’s):
I feel happy. I feel heathy. I feel alive.
(say it 5-10 times while walking to the bathroom right after crawling out of bed)
Insight: Smiling is easy, if you know what triggers it.
Top inspirational movies that come immediately to mind:
- Akeelah & The Bee
- Without Limits
- Dead Poets Society
These stories involved facing a fear or challenge and someone who acted as coach or mentor to push people. What would you add?
Do you struggle to stay focused?
Assuming you do, like me, then how does this lack of focus affect you?
Want to know a profound secret?
Create a ridiculously simple mantra that crystalizes your goal, your desire, your reward.
Here are two of mine. The first for overcoming addiction. The second for remaining motivated to exercise.
1. Every day or not at all. There is no middle ground. None. Period. End of story.
2. Stay healthy, have fun. Being injured makes staying healthy and having fun nearly impossible.