Stay Strong Through December and Enter January Stronger!
We all start the new year optimistic, energized and eager to begin again. It's also the human tendency to think just because we turn a page in our calendar, that life is magically going to be different--that all of the sudden we're going to become more disciplined, more organized and all of the goals we've been chasing are going to become more achievable. Sadly, this line of thinking is wrong and is what keeps us in a perpetual state of insanity: "doing the same thing but expecting a different result". How do I know this? This is me!
However, over time I've adopted 3 disciplines that allow me to keep my momentum in December, as per the quote, "momentum is the most important property carrying you through the goals and lifestyle you desire". Keeping the momentum in December is what will allow us to finish 2021 strong and begin 2022 stronger! The 3 disciplines are:
Keep your health, fitness and wellness a priority. Avoid taking the month off, as that will cause you to take several steps backwards. Continue exercising, eating well, hydrating, and getting 7-9 hours of sleep each night. This is why we continue to launch our annual Health & FITmas Challenge.
Be realistic with your time. Protect it, set boundaries and say "no thank you". Mental, physical and emotional fatigue will negatively impact your health, energy, joy, holiday, and new year. Protect your time and guard your heart and mind.
Clean the Slate. This exercise was passed along to me via Martha Lynn Mangum, iGnite Member and professional coach. This is an opportunity to take a look at the past 11 months and acknowledge the following:
your wins and all you are grateful for
things you need to release and not take with you into 2022
things you want to take with you and into 2022
Join me in this self-care exercise on Thursday, Dec 16 from 12-1:30 CST to Clean the Slate, where you'll create forward momentum, energy and space that will allow you to end 2021 strong and begin 2022 stronger! Check out the video below for details and click HERE to sign up: