Stop Fighting Change – Rushing and Stress

photo illustrating contrast between winter and summer

I have a wonderful student who just turned 80. One of the things he struggles with is feeling rushed all the time.

In chatting further with him last week, he brought up the fact that as he is getting older things just take longer. For example, getting dressed in the morning. He remembers when he used to be able to whip on his shirt, pants and socks in no time.

Now just due to the simple fact that his body is changing, it takes longer.

But the problem is that he is still trying to do it as fast as when he was 40. Continue reading “Stop Fighting Change – Rushing and Stress”

Motivation is not Enough

mountain goat leaping

I wrote at the beginning of last year about motivation.

If you are motivated to make a change, you are more likely to make the change.

So, it helps to understand what is important to you. Not what someone else is telling you is important. What you consider important.

Because you will tend to be more motivated to do things that are in line with what is important to you.

If your motivation to improve your posture reflects what is important to you you’re at a better starting place, than if you are trying to improve your posture for reasons that someone else has told you are important.

But motivation is not enough. Continue reading “Motivation is not Enough”