You're Ruining Your Life
As I was running today, this thought came into my head about when I started to ruin my own life. I was also thinking about how so many people ruin their lives the same exact way, and I am not talking about making mistakes, we will all always make mistakes from time to time. I am not talking about enduring failures, we will all endure failures from time to time in our lives. What I am about to talk about is something I feel like is life changing, but it starts with YOU.
What if this was the book of your life and your family and friends could only see this chapter that you are on right now? This month? What would you change? What would you accomplish? What would you decide to do for the people around you? What would you do for yourself? Let me put it another way: If this week was the blueprint for the rest of your life, how would you live it? Just think about this week and what you would like to do to be better. If the way you lived this week had an impact on the way you lived every other week for the rest of your life, start thinking about what you would do differently. Would you sleep in past noon? Or would you get up and work out first thing in the morning? Would you eat junk food, and fast food, and the things that are going to ruin your health? Or would you put some real thought into the foods you were putting into your body? Would you work on the goals you set for yourself that you have been putting off for weeks and weeks? Or would you just continue to put them off forever?
Honestly, here is the thing y’all. I can preach it all I want to you guys but it is ultimately up to you. Until you really get sick and tired of being sick and tired and you decide to make that change in your life then you will stay stuck and you will live that same week you have been living over and over and over again like Groundhog Day. For me in my life, I was not able to change until I finally decided that I was sick and tired of being sick and tired. I had to hit the point where I was finally fed up with who I was allowing myself to become day after day and I was only then able to make a real and lasting change in my own life.
All of this change that you want to make in your life is about belief in yourself. If you do not believe that you will be able to change then you will not be able to. You will continue to try and when things get tough then you will tell yourself that you just do not have it in you and you will quit. But if you believe in yourself and you push forward when things get hard, you can make some real change for yourself.
It all starts with you.