Does the new year make you feel like you should be doing something? And does knowing there are “only” three months left in the year make you feel like you should really be doing something?
You are not alone! Last year, I worked myself into exhaustion. If you’ve ever done that, you know it’s not pretty. And it doesn’t feel good either.
What do you do when you wake up in a funk? I mean a funk where you feel off and agitated? Or, when (let me just be blunt and bold here), you feel just plain old fucking pissed off at the world?
I usually love the mornings. They are a peaceful, quiet time... coffee, protein bar and time with myself. But, lately, I am waking up pissed off at the world and it scares me to death. I am scared of going down the "rabbit hole" - a place I have visited too many times. It is a negative state, a dark cloud - a lonely place that doesn’t sell my favorite yoga pants. It's where my Hag in the Attic - my bitchy inner critic - lives. And she can drag me down fast!
Our health is our most valuable asset and, if we invested a fraction of the time in our own health and wellbeing as we do in our businesses, careers, and families, I believe that chronic disease in women would decrease drastically.
One of the greatest misunderstandings when we talk about “getting healthy” or “health and wellness” is that we think it means fad diets and losing weight. Well, that is not correct. Losing weight (if there is any to lose) is the end result or by-product of a healthy lifestyle.