Day 5 — Book Writing/Birthday Month
Oh this is the muscle that I need to work the most.
This is the easiest one to neglect.
The one where you believe
And make good healthy decisions
And stick with them no matter what.
No matter the occasion.
No matter how busy you are.
No matter how much you travel.
No matter who you are with.
When you put everything else
and everyone else first
You do yourself a disservice.
You weaken that faith muscle.
By drinking when you don’t really want or need to.
Using food as reward.
Sneaking a smoke when you quit years ago.
By feeding sadness with wallowing.
By not doing the work, every day.
I have a good morning ritual
Of meditation, writing, lemon water all that.
I was doing great 12k steps a day
Started surfing, scuba, jumping off stuff
I got injured a while back and my knee isn’t
What is used to be.
So I’ve been careful with it.
I’ve used that as an excuse
And simply just deal with the constant pain
That keeps me up at night.
I like many people I’ve struggled
With my weight
With being healthy
With feeling fit.
I like my body just fine so I’m not obsessed with that.
But I do want to feel better.
Have more pep in my step.
Not worry about fitting into a booth
At a restaurant.
So I got myself a trainer.
I think he is more of a healer
Though he’s fittest man I’ve ever met.
And we’re working on me and
This faith muscle.
So that I can be the best version of myself
As I work to help others
And work every day to lift our world up.
Because that is what I want to do with my life.
So if I say no thank you.
Or decide for us to go for walk
Instead of a bar
Or to order the kale instead of the fries
Say yes and help me strengthen
My faith muscle.
And I’ll help you strengthen yours.
And the things that are important to you.
Tis what I love to do.
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Written by Head Maven & CEO, Heather Newman, Creative Maven
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