Couple days late, but “Kelly”... not one of my strong benchmarks. Anyone that really knows me box jumps and wall balls aren’t a wheel house. I wasn’t feeling so hot, beat up, and not energetic. I had every excuse to not do this workout. However, I told myself to do it. Ended up PRing by 1:40. I joked after that I continue to question my fitness in years past. But really it’s I’ve just chose to not listen to that little voice that says it hurts and stop in the last year as much. What would we be capable of if we actually believed in ourselves? #performathletix#crossfitatx#crossfit#kelly#benchmarkwod#mindset#youarecapableofmore#createdforgreatness
What does it mean to be uncommon? We are all unique individuals, but are we uncommon? Are we different from the “norm”? Do we go above and beyond what is asked of us and go that extra mile? We all aspire for greatness or more of something, but are we truly willing to put in the work to achieve it? Are we true to ourselves, being honest and authentic to our beliefs even if they are the unpopular? Or are we trying to fit in and go with the popular because it’s safer and comfortable? Do we forgive the ones that have hurt us? Are we true warriors and acknowledge fear and face it even though it’s uncomfortable or do we run?
Being common is fitting in. Doing the required work, holding grudges, not having faith, being nice, but authentic, and ignoring conflict and fears. We’ve become conditioned to not embrace our emotions, especially with social media. We compare everyone’s highlight reel to our dark moments. We’ve learned to push away the emotions we feel on a daily basis.
The truth is when we actually let ourselves feel our emotions we can be free and be okay to deal with them.
I’ve done it all. I’ve made a ton of mistakes and will make more. I’ve put on a façade to act like someone I’m not. Put blame on ours instead of myself. Ran away from conflict and my emotions. I’ve held grudges and not loved unconditionally.
The truth is we are where we are in life because of the choices we’ve made nothing else. I don’t say all this because I know all. Truth be told, the more I learn, the more I realize I don’t know. It’s because a select few relentlessly never gave up on me and empowered me with gifts I didn’t realize I had until years later. It’s only right to pay it forward and hope it helps at least one. #beuncommon#createdforgreatness#mindset#youarecapableofmore#unconditionallove#actnow#dontjustblendin
When I finally sent in my letter of resignation, my CM called me into her office requesting that I withdraw the letter. .
I politely told her that it was not possible as my mind was fully made up. She called in a few other Senior colleagues to have some word with me and remind me of how the economy is upside down and how I cannot survive as a house wife.
Funny thing about the whole thing is, I wasn't moved by all those realities. Then they added the famous phrase "we'll talk to the management about pay raise for you...Gbagan! I almost fell off my seat as I laughed my heart out. .
My mind was rock solid because of one thing, my heart was longing for purpose. I just wanted to stop chasing pay check for once and focus on things that truly gave me fulfilment. .
Today when I am opportuned to talk to folks who complain about how their dreams seem impossible because of their being disadvantaged, I tell them to Stop wishing you could live your best life and start doing something about living your best life. Chasing your dream is your sole responsibility and you cannot hand it over to someone else.
Whatever happens, your fulfilment and purpose outweighs every other thing. .
I told myself a long time ago that "if I don't do something about my dreams, nobody else would". After all it's my dream and not there's.
If you don't have a dream, then you shouldn't be bothered about this post. .
Seriously, it is perfectly OK to live without aspirations. It's your life so you call the shots as the oga. .
As far as I am concerned, what matters is that towards the end of it (your life), you can look back and say "I did everything I could to become everything I am capable of becoming" .
Leave NO room for REGRETS
If you are still at that point of feeling "worthless", "unfulfilled", "confused", "Afraid to make a move".
You should send me a private message.
Make a choice to become EVERYTHING you are capable of becoming.
You have only one life, make it count.
FEARLESS. It sure it one BOLD word. 👏🏼Now if only we could let go of the this we fear and soar like we were created to do... could you imagine the heights you would reach?! .
I've let fear hold me back. 🤦🏼♀️fear of failure 🤷🏼♀️fear of not being "good enough" 🤦🏼♀️fear of believing all those "what ifs" 🤷🏼♀️I've even allowed unknown fears make me stumble.
Yet I've found PASSION. That passion gives me drive to push past the fear. 🔥 It lights a fire in my soul to be more, do more, want to experiment more. Are you apart of something that challenges you to dig deep, become fearless, and creates a fire in your soul thanks to those things your passionate about? .
We were created for more. Together let's make an impact on those around us 💕.
Today I woke up to a winter wonderland
We sipped tea
We took our pup for a walk
We worked out
We had a nutritious breakfast/lunch
I sat down to coach + work for the afternoon
THIS IS MY REALITY which was once just a dream
This may not sound anything like what you want your life to look like, but let me ask you this:
Do you know what you want?
Do you know what your dream day would look like?
How far are you from achieving it?
What needs to change to make it a reality?
I’m not saying it will be easy or happen tomorrow but the sooner you get clear on this stuff, the quicker you can start to make it happen.
Your dreams are YOUR dreams. No one else’s and YOU get to decide if they happen. Nobody else. In my private coaching sessions I see my clients get the biggest breakthroughs when they realise this truth:
YOU ARE UP TO YOU
whatever your past, whatever your circumstances, whatever has or hasn’t happened, you get to decide now, in this moment how the rest of your story plays out 💥
I implore you
One of my main goal for 2018 was to read more books. My second book of this year is called “think and grow rich” absolutely loved reading this book. Full of positive motivations and helpful tricks to help you grow mentally. We don’t realise how powerful our mind is, we can manipulate our mind to achieve anything we want in life, absolutely anything. It is imperative that we do not let negative thoughts cross in and that we push ourselves in every aspect of our life with a positive mindset. Challenge yourself to think positively everyday and see the results for yourself! #positivemindset#yourlife#goals#yougotthis#youarecapableofmore
So today I did full lotus pose for the first time... I really really didn't think I could do it yet, but I was in class and my teacher just kept saying "you can do it I know you can, I know you're flexible enough" and I did it, I actually did do it. So it taught me two things one that I am capable of more then I know and two sometimes it is important to believe in yourself but sometimes it really helps to hear someone say..I believe in you. The lotus flower is a flower that starts off in the mud of the pond. It is said that the lotus flower blooms most beautifully from the deepest mud. It is remarkable because the flower blooms untouched and unsoiled by its muddy beginnings. It is said that the lotus flower represents the human that comes out of the darkness of the world into a new way of thinking and living. 🌺(my baby girl didn't need any encouraging she just popped right into it and even levitated LOL... You go girl)
Physical training punishment log throwback to Burnham Military Camp. Didn’t make time, uniform not perfect, a perception of slacking or maybe just ease - pick up a log team! I loved the words carved on these logs: motivation, communication, teamwork, honour, respect, discipline, and mental toughness. I especially love the inclusion of mental toughness as this is something largely based on previous experiences of hardship and benchmarks for what it means to suffer. I imagine that benchmark shifts for many of those carrying these logs. #ArmyLife#MentalToughness#ItInstSupposedToBeEasy#GrowThroughThePain#Motivation#YouAreCapableOfMore