We are coming upon New Year's Eve and that tradition of making those New Year's resolutions. If you go back to my previous post, you will know how I feel about resolutions. I even urged my readers to start changing themselves before the New Year. According to http://www.statisticbrain.com, 45% of Americans make New Year's resolutions. According to Nielson, our friends that tell us everything about consumers, losing weight was the second most popular resolution being made; behind STAYING fit and healthy. I went on social media this morning and saw posts of friends receiving fitness gear and even gym memberships. Yay!!! However, I know of one tool that is going to be purchased and I have to tell you all to "DON'T DO IT!"
One of the bonuses of being a personal trainer and group fitness instructor is I get to hear all of your secrets. Now I am not to be confused with your lawyer or priest, make no mistake about that. Trust me. For example, when you skip class and go out for mimosas, I MAY call you out the following week in class if you are slacking. This season is the time of year that I tend to hear the same thing... "I've been so naughty this week."
Confession: I had three servings of dressing... Covered in gravy. Ten minutes later, I thought I was going to be sick. No, this wasn't the best decision, but this past June I was thinking about this meal. I was saddened because I just knew that while everyone was feasting on their traditional Thanksgiving feast, I would be stuck with a plate of green beans, corn and maybe a salad.
Stress... It is EVERYWHERE! It is in our jobs, our schools and definitely on our roadways... Can I get an AMEN? My poor baby boy was in tears last night as we were going through his homework because he could not remember what needed to be turned in and what was work that needed to be done at school. That's when I knew it had been way too long since our last meditation session. Yes... My ten-year old meditates. He has actually been doing it for over a year.