The Simple Life Diaries - Keeping it Real
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Speaking to people who have made major changes in their life, career, business or lifestyle.
How these leaps of faith have changed their lives and offered them a new lease of life and ultimately the freedom and strength to enjoy their life.
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Part 4-The Power of the Mind:
Mar 22 17
The Power of the Mind over the Body – Part 4: Discipline…. Discipline can be thought of as punishment, strictness and restraint – all very unappealing concepts and quite depressing to be honest! But if you think along the lines of cultivation, practice, willpower and self-mastery it’s a far more fun approach to take. So let’s do that – forget the discipline and take on self-mastery! Once you have mastered the first 3 steps of the mind-body connection Recognition, Decision and Persistence it’s time to maintain the momentum and the only way to do that is to have discipline – sorry – self-mastery! The persistence in your endeavour to be healthy is great but it’s easy to fall back into an old comfort zone and forget about how much work and passion you’ve been putting into being healthy! Losing that weight becomes not so important, nor does easing your way out of an autoimmune disease when the thought of a ‘quick fix’ becomes so much easier. Maintaining your interest and passion, determination and basically being quite obsessive becomes a necessity! Discipline (self-mastery) is all about having fun – making your life breathtaking and overcoming obstacles using any techniques you can find. For me it was having fun – my health was holding me back, to me it was a guide as to how far off track I really was. Snowboarding made my heart sing….no one was going to hold me back. This same discipline can be used for improving your diet, changing your approach to the diagnosis you’ve been given. Using these milestones as a guide as to where you can aim your life now and if you are up to taking the rest of your life in your hands by redirecting it towards the place, the activity, the energy you envision for yourself. Approach your health issue from every angle possible. Be creative, look outside what you think is possible and walk a dangerous path to find your way. What’s the worst that can happen – really. What are you afraid of? It’s far more than simply