Summer holidays are awesome but they can also derail a year of growth!
Stay disciplined my friends! (As opposed to "stay thirsty my friends!")
Summer invariably brings an attitude of "time off" as many people book holidays to travel and recharge the batteries.
Time off is a good and necessary thing to rejuvenate the body, soul and spirit.
However, what starts off as a one or two week holiday can easily turn into a complete summer of lost productivity.
Take time off from work but do not take time off of your Agape training.
I have talked to a few of our Warrior clients who have gotten a little off track with summer laziness and lack of discipline. Here is the simple solution that I offered them.
Get back to the physical component of Agape training. It always boils down to the same thing. If you are training and staying disciplined, then invariably your life will move in the right direction.
SLACKING OFF- EVEN A LITTLE BIT- CAN LEAD INTO A BIG SLIDE DOWN INTO A VISIONLESS EXISTENCE.
If you are currently off track the best way to get back on is through training in the pain. Simple as that.
Stop reading right now and get out the door and have a run, go for a bike, or head to the gym. Every fiber of your being may be resisting it, but take the first step and the shackles begin to fall off.
Discipline the body and the soul and spirit training will follow.
There will be a hundred and one excuses as to why you cannot do it. The kids are at home all the time The in laws are visiting for a month. The neighbours are having a 24/7 pool party.
None of that matters.
What matters is that God has a call on your life and you will miss the call if you don't get out there and break the pattern and do something that will make you train in the pain.
It's up to you. Don't move and people die. Move and lives are saved. What will you choose?
**Re-read Olexa's blog, Train in the Pain and get your mojo back!
As a family we chose a local vacation with short escapes to Lake Placid, Tremblant and Prince Edward County. We built in a lot of rest and relaxation but we also had 7 long bike rides, one hike and daily trips to the gym or the box when we were in Ottawa.
Let me know what you are doing to stay disciplined this summer.