Years ago, I adopted Dr. Steven Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Successful People, then I learned Tom Hopkin’s “golden twelve”words. In the past couple months I added Brendan Burchard’s 6 High Performance Habits. Here’s my adaptation of HP2…
HP2. Generate Energy: Release stress and tension, then get intentional; bring the joy & positive energy; and optimize health. I intend to start my next activity stress-free, positive, eager, alert, flexible, and thankful for the gift of life today. I intend to ”be proactive” in building success in my business. I will bring more joy into my life by observing my daily blessings. I will raise my energy by exercising 5 times weekly, getting 7-8 hours of sleep nightly, eating healthy, and maintaining positive emotions!
Too many times we put off what is good for us, including proper nutrition (healthy eating), adequate sleep (7-8 hours), and regular exercise.
The consequences for such failure are fatigue, neuroticism, and memory apathy.
…if the demands of your job or life require you to learn fast, deal with stress, be alert, pay attention, remember important things, and keep a positive mood, then you must take exercise more seriously. –Brendon Burchard
We all have two choices when it comes down to having a healthy lifestyle: (a) we fit fitness into our daily schedule, or (b) we make excuses why we didn’t. Today is a new day and the first day of the rest of your life. How do you want it to go? Will you choose something fit for you or will you make another excuse?
🥁Here’s a tip: start with a 5 minute stretch today. Tomorrow, make it ten. Slow and steady win the race. But you’ll never win if you never begin. 🏆
There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things”
Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince (1513)