We cannot control the outside environment. Hot cold, windy, we cannot control that. But what we can control is how we think, how we approach tough situations. Where we build compelling future scenarios. http://www.hypnorun.com
I can focus on what I want. I am not a slave to the media. Hey nothing wrong with watching tv every now and then. But if you start to join Facebook groups, and find yourself speculating over possible outcomes…LOL….get help. What am I on about today? Well I am on about spreading the word on setting and achieving goals.
And I am giving you no excuse to tell me that this is not possible. You don’t have time. A preemptive strike so to speak.
Now that I have your attention. Ask yourself:
Look at what type of runner I have become.
Look what capabilities I have created.
Are you 100 steps behind everyone, or building up your potential, to come back better, stronger… maybe a smarter runner too?
And no this is not about being positive all the time. This is about you and your development as a runner.
Ok you know it is important to take time to reflect on where you are at with your running. But that alone is not enough. You need to apply and focus … and please don’t give a sigh and “another goal setting episode” or “another time management story”. Actually you know that is important.
Especially if you are caught in a dead end. In a cul-de-sac. And you are looking for… what for? A solution. Well, there is none. If you are in a difficult spot, let’s say you hardly followed your training plan. It is what it is. There is no way out. There is not solution. Time has passed, and the result is what it is.
Or: You didn’t take part in the races you had planned… COVID I understand. And now the weight your body weight on the scale is an unusually high number.
The running shoes are maybe tucked so far behind in the cupboard you don’t even see them anymore. Or maybe you have been reading a lot about goal setting, and time management and somehow it seems you are not getting anywhere.
Well, compare it to the runner who maybe lacks your talent, your build. Your experience. But has a pretty clear crystal clear goal. To run a sub 4:00 hour marathon. 3:59. And has a training plan that was regularly used and reflected upon.
That runner that not only wrote the goal on a piece of paper but constantly reminded him or herself to work towards it.
That didn’t get caught up in the world of what is the newest app I should have on my phone. Or got lost in the world of training plans, and supplements.
And then as time passes and the training times didn’t improve, and maybe as happens sometimes there is a big gap in training. http://www.hypnorun.com