Persist Past Your "Limit"...but know when to throttle down.

 

I think this world is more amazing than crazy...but sheeeeeet...it's still pretty crazy! Hope everyone had a safe and productive week..roll this into the weekend:)

 

J-History

Israel is:

-the only country in the world that entered the 21st century with a net gain in the number of trees. 

-only 1/6 of 1% of the landmass of the Middle East

-one of the highest ranking home computer per capita percentages countries in the world

 

 

Business (This is more about life but applies to entrepreneurship $1,000,000%)

Option A: Turn around and give up.

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Option B: Situate the weight on your shoulders and push forward. 

 

Choosing the first option only guarantees one thing: failure. And while failure is not a bad thing, simply turning around when it hurts is not a reason to fail. We're capable of so much more than we think, but our mind tends to get in the way. Right when you're getting close to the point of breaking through and hitting that next upward spiral, the mind pulls at us to turn around and go back. The justification for all the wrong reasons starts to cloud our judgment. And unfortunately, it can be easy to fall into a pattern of giving up. 

But if you begin consciously choosing option B, even in the things that seem simple in life, this weird thing starts to develop called persistence. The rough times before the breakthrough begin to become sacred and meaningful instead of doubtful and gloomy. I'm not saying they'll always be easy, but you'll have engrained this inner confidence that you'll make it through and achieve. 

 

Mindfulness

While we all want to develop a relentless persistence in everything we do, it's important to be aware of when you're going to hit the wall (physically with your body or mentally just breakdown). If you're bodies hurting, go have an active rest day or put in some extra work on something other than fitness. It's ok to take your foot off the gas for a second to make sure you're still on the right track and don't need to make any adjustments. Making sure this happens will prevent physical injury and psychological turmoil. 

 

 

 

Fun Fact

When Babe Ruth retired, he held the record for the most strikeouts. Ruth said, "“I just go up there and I swing. I just keep on swinging and I keep on swinging. Every strike brings me closer to my next home run.”