For years, when I made my New Year’s resolutions, I just stated the goals and that was that. I believed that if I had enough willpower, I’d accomplish the goal and when I didn’t, I felt as if I’d failed. I guess I did fail, but I wasn’t a failure. I needed a better understanding of the process of change.
As you establish goals, keep in mind that as your health improves, your brain and mood will most certainly improve, meaning that discipline, consistency, and motivation will become so much easier. That positive, feed-forward cycle!
Pain is always the signal. And you have to go into any health goal with the mindset that nothing is impossible, nothing out of your reach.
The nervous system of an empathic person may operate differently and they can run a high risk of burnout and increased physical and emotional health concerns. If you’re highly sensitive, here’s how to protect yourself and your wellbeing.