Hope you are having a great Saturday afternoon. Pardon the late post.
I came across this quote and was really moved. I think there are many times in life when we want/need to feel like we can "do it all." "We can handle it." We are after all, "Stronger than you think."
As a mom, I definitely strive to be strong and have that "I can do it," "I got this" attitude as much as possible. The same is true with my fitness career. I want/need to demonstrate physical strength and mental toughness for my clients and students.
But then reality sets in.....and there are those days when for whatever reason, that strength or toughness is challenged and weakened ...and we might have to admit and concede that we just don't have it in us that day or in that moment. It takes a lot to admit that to ourselves or others. It takes strength to recognize this.
Rather than writing much more today, I want to just offer you this quote and let you think about it a little bit. This is a form of strength that I hadn't initially included in my thoughts when I started our STYT summer countdown. We can have physical, mental, emotional, spiritual strength...AND the strength to recognize it's impossible to be strong all the time.
Please take a few moments to consider this statement. If you want to write down some reflections....awesome. If not, that's okay too.
Today and tomorrow for your physical tasks, all I ask is that you give yourself a REST day and use the other day for some physical activity. Walking, biking, running, dancing, lifting, yoga-ing, core-strengthening.......doing! Try for 30 minutes at least on one of these two weekend days.
Have a lovely rest of your day and I'll check in tomorrow.
Welcome and thank you for visiting this site. I'm happy and grateful to have a place where I can write about fitness and wellness. In addition to blogging about exercise and sharing workouts, I also use this space to tell 200-word stories about the inspiring and amazing people I encounter in this career. I look forward to sharing as many of these journeys as possible, and would love to hear from you if you would like me to tell your story. You can contact me anytime. Thank you so much for your interest and your effort. Think fit...be fit...stay fit! You are stronger than you think. #STYT