Get More from Your Workouts to Get More Out of Life
Among Other Things, Get More from Your Workouts to Get More Out of Life
Improving your physical condition is a powerful way to start getting more out of life. You are the biggest factor for positive change in your life. That means getting more out of every workout starts with you. We’re all busy, so why not make the most of your workout time? We want to be a part of your fitness solution. After all, you can’t spell “Challenge” without “change”. Visit us at www.Challengeweightedworkoutwear.com.
The following excerpts are from a great article by author Steve Bloom called The Six Essential Principles for Getting More Out of Life that appeared on the website Do Something Cool. We thought it contained some great ideas and was well worth quoting.
1. Embrace the Unconventional
How far do you think you’ll take your life if you do the exact same thing as everyone else? If you always stay with the crowd, you’ll end up getting lost among them. Doing things differently is one of the best ways to stand out and get noticed. Getting more out of life means occasionally taking a risk and pursuing a different path. Do what works best for you, not what works best for the majority.”
2. Create Useful Challenges
One of the most interesting things about life is that the more challenges you set for yourself, the more you actually achieve. By setting good challenges, you’ll figure out just what you’re capable of doing. Setting good challenges is a great way to push past your comfort zone and into new areas of personal growth.
3. Recognize and Eliminate Self-Limitations
There’s nothing more destructive than negative thinking and self-doubt. After all, if you honestly don’t think you can accomplish something, why would you put any of the effort to do it? And if you talk yourself out of taking action, you won’t get as far in life.
4. Keep One Foot in the Future and One in the Present
There’s a lot of benefit in living in the present. The only time you really ever have is the moments you are having right now. You can’t really do anything about the past and the future hasn’t even happened yet. But if you really want more out of life, you have to think about the future. You have to decide where you want your life to be and actively pursue change until you get there.”
5. Meet More People
You never know what you might discover through your social network. Some of the best opportunities you’ll find happen through the people you know. By meeting more people, you’ll increase your likelihood of creating more opportunities. Focus more on meeting as many people as possible instead of trying to find the right people to meet. Anyone can introduce you to an idea or opportunity that can dramatically and positively change your life.
6. Don’t Settle for Anything
“I understand the temptation for settling on things that are “good enough”. Once you reach a tolerable lifestyle that provides stability and comfort, it’s easy to just leave things the way they are. But the key problem on settling is that you are just tolerating the situation instead of actually enjoying it.
Allowing yourself to settle for something simply because it is tolerable really hampers your ability to get more out of life. It’s as if you’ve accepted lower standards for yourself. Set those standards higher and you’ll find yourself pushing for better and better things. It can be a long and hard process to get more, but it will be well worth it in the long run.