Making change is something that has to happen within yourself. Sure you can watch a Ted Talk, or watch an inspirational video, but that’s only short term motivation.
To actually make change, you have to better understand yourself, and what kind of ‘you’ you want to be. If you look at yourself and see goals and growth and endless possibilities if you start to make changes, then you’re all set to go! You just need to make it happen.
However, the sad truth is,
There are very few people in the world who have to kind of motivation. The kind of people you read about in the media as having insanely productive routines, and achieving new goals every week. That’s the special factor that makes it such that there only a few amazing people in the world. The motivation they have means they don’t have to motivate themselves in silly, short term ways.
They know what they want, and know they just have to achieve it. There’s no other way for them.
So you have to ask yourself, what do you want? How are you going to get there? How much are you willing to put in?
I also find it’s really helpful to plan in advance how you’re going to change things up and keep them fresh. In 2021 I selected different free-trials for fitness platforms/channels (spent January doing YouTube’s “Yoga with Adriene” Breath journey, February trialling Peloton’s app for free, and am doing a Pilates one for March) to keep things fresh and get the most out of my trials!!
- What can I do to do my morning exercise every day? Any helpful tips?
- Does just a 30 min walk count as exercise? Also, if a pedometer app like Google Fit says I have walked 30 mins throughout the day but not consecutively, does that count?
- Anyone who hates exercise yet managed to lose some weight for health, what advice can you offer?
- How do I figure out when to do my exercise? I don’t feel like there is a cut out recipe.
- When is the best time to exercise according to science. Before or after a full meal?
- How do you get someone who is experiencing depression to exercise?
- What do I do on days where I don’t feel that I have the energy or willpower to exercise?
- What do you do when you don’t have enough time?
- I have real trouble In being active throughout the day. No excuses, am lazy. How do I not be?
- What kind of exercise do you do?