If feelings are driving your motivation, it may be time for a mindset shift. Far too often I fear people are making important life decisions based on feelings.
They’re either waiting for a feeling to come to act or they’re making a decision to stop something important based on a feeling as well.
Your feelings will come and go, but facts won’t ever change. They aren’t subjective, no matter what the world tries to tell us. Your feelings matter, they just aren’t paramount, nor should they be the driver for decision making.
In the fitness and nutrition realm, we aren’t without knowledge in the year 2021. We know that eating vegetables is healthy and McDonald’s isn’t. We also know that exercising is the healthy, responsible thing to do and that being sedentary is not.
Yet, according to statistics, over 70% of Americans are overweight or obese.
70%. Let that sink in.
Yet, people are waiting to feel like working out, to eat right, or they quit doing both because they don’t feel like it.
Facts or feelings? Which are driving your decisions?
Your health is either important or it’s not. It’s not as complicated as most make it out to be.
Join a gym, hire a coach, and get nutrition coaching. You might say, well I just can’t afford that. You and I both know that’s not true. We spend money every month on things that are wasteful.
If you’re waiting on feelings, those feelings may never come. If they do, they won’t stick around for long. Make a decision based on facts and follow it all the way through.
You’ll find that your feelings will come along after you’ve taken action.
The best way to conquer our feelings is through action.
Where do you need to take action in your life? Where have you been waiting on feelings to come in order to do the next right thing? How can you change that?
If you need help, reach out. We’re a gym full of action takers! Not perfect, but we’re all pursuing health together. Doing it alone is difficult and nearly impossible.
The good news is this: I have a coach I pay $1300/month and my wife pays right under $1k/month for mentorship as well. We practice what we preach. We know that without it we’ll most likely become complacent.