I made it! I kept my objective on going swimming 4 times a week for one month!
Thanks to all of you for your support and your sharing! That gave me a lot of motivation and energy 🙂
As you remember, we are discussing the topic about maintaining our intentions so we can realize a change in our perception about ourselves.
During this process we can learn a lot about what our difficulties are: too much alone? Lack of discipline? Lack of flexibility?
In the first article of 2017, we spoke about the New Year’s resolutions and the need to change our perception about ourselves
I hope you are doing well with your New Year’s Resolutions and I would like to share with you my personal challenge. I trust that it will support your own.
We ended 2016 talking about changing our perception by training with a little enemy: the cold 🙂
If you settled a New Year’s Resolution, it is possible, that to succeed, you will need to change your perception about something. And this may not be easy!
Why that? Because for changing something in our life, we need to change our perception about our self. The way we think about what is possible or not. The trust we have on our abilities to maintain our motivation. This kind of process requires a bit of training and discipline in order to stand some uncomfortable feelings or sensations that may arise during the process of change.
In our last article, we explored the topic of Fatigue: is this sensation an enemy to fight or a friend to listen to? Actually Fatigue is a body experience from which we can learn good balance between the need to rest and the need to be active.
One of the suggestions we gave to the participants was to create more body awareness, which means more energy.
How do we do that? Through exercises to reconnect with our body and to specifically train our perception… With the cold!
Are you often feeling exhausted?
Do you have the impression that you do too much?
Or because you feel tired you do less and you feel your frustration growing?
How do we use the sensation of being tired? This question may appear strange, but resting and regaining energy, in our very active and stimulating life, is not obvious.
Can the action of changing be dangerous?
Yes, it is! Because, by leaving what is known and secure, you move into the uncertain.
Changing a job or a personal attitude, meeting new people, stopping an old relationship, travelling to new places or learning something new are all actions that may awaken old frustrations or new wishes. [Read more]