I Need New Running Shoes…
I’m running my first half-marathon in January. I know it’s months away but I’m in desperate need of a new pair of running shoes. The problem: there are so many cute pairs to choose from!!
(1) Nike Free Run+ 3 in Magenta
(2) Nike Free + 4.0 in Silver/Magenta
(3) Nike Free 3.0 V4 in Dark Grey/Silver/Black
10 TIPS FOR BEING THE BEST YOU CAN BE: | By Anne Naylor (personal motivation consultant and author)
1. Know what YOU want
Maybe you have a talent you have longed to express and develop. If not, you probably know HOW you would like to be experiencing your life - perhaps with more happiness, better communications with the ones you love, greater fulfilment in your work. Knowing is deeper and stronger than wishful thinking or hoping. It is a CONVICTION so solid that you can base your life on it.
"There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self." ~ Benjamin Franklin
2. Engage with your intention
Daily nurture your vision - see, feel, hear how you will be experiencing the fulfilment of YOUR life YOU want, both inwardly and in the world. Use your imagination.
3. Practice your passion - take ACTION
If you have a talent, keep working with it. If you would like to be happier, do things that make you happy. Better communications? Be willing to learn, practice, improve - and make mistakes from time to time. Your intention will speak volumes. Fulfillment? Adjust your attitude.
"Nothing will work unless you do." ~ Maya Angelou
4. Raise your energy - turn up the heat
Love yourself and be grateful for all you have in your life, RIGHT NOW. Pay attention to your blessings. Look up. Learn to forgive and laugh at the mistakes you make along the way. Each day, feel the enthusiasm for your vision, as if it has already happened. Stay open for the remarkable to take place. It will!
"There are two ways to live your life - one is as though nothing is a miracle, the other is as though everything is a miracle." ~ Albert Einstein
5. Gather positive people around you
Spend time with people who are HONEST with you and supportive for you. Enrich yourself by getting to know others who are actively creating the best for themselves, and learn from them.
"If you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind." ~ Norman Vincent Peale
6. Get rid of what is unnecessary
Clear the clutter! Live lean with only that which you need around you. The feeling of freedom you gain will liberate you closer to what you really want.
7. Organize yourself for success
Find ways of dealing with life’s necessities so that you are not distracted by them. Only agree to do what you will actually do. Learn to say no to what does not fit for you.
"If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves." ~ Thomas A Edison
8. Set no time limits
Learn to live in the present moment and respond to your intuitive guidance. There are times when to act; times when to hold. You will get to know which is which.
"We have time enough if we will but use it right." ~ Johann Wolfgang von Geothe
9. Believe in yourself - believe in your vision
Feeling doubtful? In these challenging times, young children may teach us something. As adults, we can also be persistent in going for what we value.
"A visionary is one who can find his way by moonlight, and see the dawn before the rest of the world." ~ Oscar Wilde
10. Treasure yourself
Do the things that show you care for yourself: eat foods that serve your body; drink plenty of water; get enough sleep; exercise regularly; make time and space for fun; stay focussed on your vision and intention. Taking care of your health is a wise investment of your time and attention.
"The diamond you are, you wear within you. You can call on its beauty and power when you want to stand forward and dazzle." ~ Random Soul 7