Hi, guys! It’s monday again. Last week I started this Motivational Monday serie on my blog. Well It’s time to get you inspired and boosted for the new week ahead. :)
Hope you all had a great weekend.
My weekend was really GREAT. After a long, long time I spent my entire weekend doing absolutely nothing. Last week was really stressful for me. I was working at full capacity, and I couldn't wait for the weekend to begin, to just relax and spend it with my family - just the three of us. The weather on Saturday was awful, rainy and cold. So we spend all day at home, watching cartoons, playing games and laughing. I even took a nap, which I didn't do like in years. And later afternoon, my boys went for a walk, so I even had time to myself. On Sunday, the sun showed up, so we rushed out, and spend almost all day outside, walking, playing in the park, relaxing in the sun. Just fantastic weekend!
Did I tell you guys a big news!? I started running. Yesss I did! :D That was one of my biggest dreams. Of course, before It was only a dream, a wish. I couldn't run, because I was heavily overweight. But as I lost all that weight, I was more and more into running. Thinking about it, dreaming about it. My thought strengthened, and I finally felt physically ready. But my fears got in the way. I was afraid of failure. The fear has long hampered me, and then last week, I was on the walk with my husband I just got free of that fear and started to run. I that moment, I thought, if I never try, I'll stay trapped in my fears forever. I will never know if I could actually make it or not. So I started running. And I DID IT! It was fantastic feeling. I couldn't wait for another day to run again.
Now I'm slowly building a new habit. I'm still a beginner, and my progress is really slow. But it is progress nevertheless. I don't run marathons yet, but everyday I'm closer to my goals - to become a runner.
But maybe the biggest thing for me is that I conquered another fear of failure (the first one was when I thought I could not lose weight). As I said, I'm a beginner, but I'm persistent. I won't give up. You know why? Because of that feeling I have at the end of the day - a feeling of SATISFACTION. The feeling that I have achieved something, for myself, by my self.
I believe that a little progress each day adds up to big results. That's my motivation for you guys today. And even if you have fears, know that you can overcome them. YOU CAN DO IT! Fears and doubts are ones that haunt us, but courage is there in all of us. Courage can push us beyond our wildest dreams.
Have a great Monday peeps! Eat healthily and stay happy all week! :)