Do you ever feel like you're being torn in two different directions? Most of us can relate to this feeling at some point. Do you hear a voice telling you to go a certain way, or choose a certain task? I feel like this often especially when it comes to self motivation. There are days when I feel like I can conquer the world...Super Mom!!! Then of course there are days when I feel like I have been conquered...by three little girls or by something in my day that just didn't go quite right.
Today, I am talking about exercise and motivation. Be it my occasional lack of motivation or feeling tired from just being a Mom; it is so easy to ignore the positive voice and say to yourself, "I'll do it tomorrow." I don't want to listen to my negative, low motivating voice any longer. We are not promised a tomorrow, so I am starting anew. I am going to try my best to choose the positive, motivating, hard working voice.
I started practicing yoga a month or so ago. I need it for many reasons: my low back issue, to balance myself and to be in tune with myself. I absolutely love it. I love how I feel when I am stretching....Yes yoga is hard work. I love how I feel when I am done. It's a sense of accomplishment when one day I can stretch just a tad bit further and work my body more. It is an hour or so of time when I am alone with my thoughts and tuning into what my body needs. Yes, there is a room full of other people doing the same exact thing, but if you've ever taken yoga you know what I mean....there is a sense that you are there alone with the instructor.
So, today I am thankful for finding yoga and for choosing to listen to my positive voice. It's soothing for my body, soul and mind. I can't do much better than that.
Hi I'm Jen, married to my best friend for 16 years and a Mom to 3 beautiful, energetic daughters. My blog is about life, learning to live with Grace and Girls Raised In The South (GRITS). Thanks for spending some time in my small part of the world! I hope you find a story you can relate to and you'll want to come back!
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