1% better everyday ='s +365% year
Updated: May 28, 2019
One of the reasons I love the olympics so much is how inspiring it is to see so many athletes pushing the bounds of what is physically possible. There is something about the gold medal around their neck that finally acknowledges a peak success. Yet for most people any life achievement is the same series of small if not daily baby steps of growth (not unlike olympic athletes) to get to a performance breakthrough.
Even easier to miss is the often years if not decades of discipline it can take to see rewards in ones wellness, business or relationship. When no one is coaching you personally it can be all too easy to get comfortable, relax into getting by and lower expectations about any area of your life.
So what if just committing to a 1% positive step every day for a specific goal can be all the difference for you to be in an entirely new place within a year. Depending on what you are seeking to improve this can obviously vary in time for body and strength goals but what about changing your relationship with your body?
Or if relationships have been a challenge what about a year of loving yourself 1% more each day and meaning it. Not empty affirmations that do nothing. Real steps of quality self-care time. Honoring your energy and focus daily to stay on track when you notice yourself softening.
A few examples 1% better steps:
1- when you want to skip that hour of working out - at least take a 15 min walk or stretch
2- when you want fast food instead of whole foods - at least meet half way and skip the shake/soda
3- when you want to stay up late instead of resting - commit to enough sleep to wake up energized
These are only a few of thousands of self care steps that when consistently done can change your body, your focus and your experience often sooner than you think.
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