I came across this quote today (from an unknown author) and it really resonated with me so I thought I’d share it with you too…
“If it is important, you will find a way. If not, you will find excuses.”
I think this can apply to every single area of our lives. It can be said for relationships, work, diet & exercise, even laundry!! It especially prompted me about my diet and exercise decisions (or lack of)… I’ve not been as diligent in the last few years as I used to be and the pounds have crept on… Especially with a two-year old, it’s so easy to make excuses or more often – just not pay attention! I was recently watching a cooking and fitness show and one of the women was saying how difficult it is to loose weight after you turn 40 and that really caught my attention. I turn 40 this September… I don’t mind turning 40 but I do mind not being fit and don’t enjoy the idea that getting and staying fit will be even more challenging… So, rather than make things any worse for myself, I have decided to not make any more excuses and to be more mindful. Notice, I didn’t say I’m going on a diet, mostly because I’ve found that diets just don’t work for me. I want good eating and exercise habits that I can sustain for a lifetime, not just for a few weeks and then boom I’m right back where I started from (or worse!).
Does this quote resonate with you too? Are there areas of your life where you find yourself making excuses?
No matter what area it is, I hope you will feel inspired to take one small step today to “end the excuses”. You don’t have to conquer the world today, even one small shift can mark the beginning of a journey to a whole new horizon!
I hope you’ll join me!
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