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Trying New Things

Trying New Things

To grow, one has to try new things. Whether in terms of nutrition or exercising, it’s necessary to change habits to achieve health.

Since my body decided to play tricks on me, I have been trying new things in order to both spot what is good (or not so good) for me and get my health back on track.

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One aspect we tend to ignore is that there every person is different. What works for one, might not produce the same result for another. Genetics, predispositions, environment, work condition, family affairs, everything plays a role in who we are and how we feel.

“What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.” - Scott Westerfeld

“What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.” – Scott Westerfeld

We all have role models and we all wish that our efforts were enough to transform our body like Xs and Ys within a certain time frame. Sometimes, however, our unique characteristics play tricks on us and things don’t go exactly as planned.

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When hitting a plateau, or even moving backwards, you have to evaluate your efforts and look for the root cause. This can be a tricky because we tend to be whether too hard or too lenient with ourselves. The key is being sincere:

  • Am I really doing everything I’m supposed to?
  • Do I give it all while training?
  • How have I been dealing with the situations I come across?
"The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow." - Robert Tew

“The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow.” – Robert Tew⎜Image source: WeHeartIt

Maybe you are missing some small detail here and there like an extra spoon of peanut butter or taking long breaks between sets. Or maybe your body is getting accustomed to the routine you have imposed it. In this case, a change of habits will put you back on track.

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Remember that no matter how experienced or knowledgeable your coach, nutritionist or physician might be; unless you are straightforward with your feelings, impressions and perceptions, there is little they can do for you. They are not in your head.

Keep track of yourself. Logging your workouts and diet is easy, but try keeping of your reactions is important as well:

  • What is the impact of your relationships in your mood? Think of every single person you come across throughout your day!
  • How do these interactions influence your day?
  • What gives you energy and what drains it away?
  • Can you pinpoint a day of the week, time of day, meal, food or activity that is frequently related to a certain emotion?
"Everyday is a new beginning take a deep breath and start again." - Ritu Ghatourey

“Everyday is a new beginning take a deep breath and start again.” – Ritu Ghatourey⎜Image source: WeHeartIt

Don’t be afraid of getting to know yourself better. Many times, the answer is within us, just waiting for our eyes to see it. Becoming your best friend is a lesson you can use not only in sports and another hobby but in life as well.

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About The Author

Debbie Rodrigues

Debbie Rodrigues is a powerhouse Executive Assistant by day and a Planning aficionado by night. During her free time, when she is not cycling, you'll probably find her journaling.

Hello, my name is Debbie Rodrigues.

By day, I am a powerhouse Senior Executive Assistant; by night, I am a planning enthusiast. When I'm not cycling, you'll probably find me journaling in my free time.

On my website, you'll find tips to elevate your skill set, build confidence, improve productivity, and achieve success in the things that truly matter to you.