What's going on guys, Cody Jones, checking in on a Wednesday once again. It's 6 PM, crushed the gym this morning with my dude Austin Elliot (IG: @AustinElliot11 go check out his page), hit arms right when the gym opened this morning because really, there's no excuse not to make gains every single day. (Whether it's physical, mental, financial, social, intellectual... MAKE GAINS EVERY DAY.)
I'm not actually going to get into the actual workout today though. (We did a lot of extensions for triceps and a lot of curls for biceps, gainz nation.) Today I wanted to write about hesitation. I listen/watch a lot of podcasts and videos by some of the top influencers of social media as well as some of the most inspiring entrepreneurs and business moguls. I was listening to a video while working today and I wanted to share a quote with you guys because it stuck with me.
"There's a 5-second-window between the instincts, the should's, the urges, the inner wisdom. The things that can change your life if you listen to it. You got a 5-second-window from the moment you feel that instinct.. to move... and if you don't... your brain is actually designed to kill it. 5 seconds is all you have." - Mel Robbins. Author of 5 Second Rule
She talks about how when we hesitate, in those 5 seconds we have the opportunity to make a decision. Hesitation turns into procrastination which holds you back from moving forward. Hesitation leads us to believe that we shouldn't do certain things because we don't FEEL like doing them..but the reality is... it's always our choice. It's time to stop making decisions based on how we feel. It's time to move. It's time to make the choice to move forward instead of pulling back. Quickly think about whether the choices you make will help you move forward towards your goals. Every single day, you need to choose to live in the moment. You need to choose to take action... action that will help shape your future the way you envision it in your head.
I tell myself these things every day. What matter most is the 24 hours in front of you every day that you're given. Make the most of them, focus on the positives and constantly look to progress through the struggles, challenges, obstacles and pain you are faced. It's not about what happens to you, what matters is how you deal with it, how you overcome it, and how you conquer it. Day in & day out, we're always striving to do better. Make the most of what you have, while working for what you want.
Just wanted to share that quote with you guys....and it kind of turned into me ranting.....WHOOPS.
ALWAYS STRIVING. Another day, another blog, another day where work was done, gains were made, but the grind doesn't stop. It never does.
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