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This year’s Reading Resolution has had its ups and downs but I feel like I have learned a lot from this year-long commitment. If you want to read more about what a Reading Resolution is, click here to learn more about this and why I decided to take this challenge on.
My reading resolution started out with my favorite book, Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins, you can read more about that one here. His book changed my life in a way that is hard to put in words because I have never experienced anything like it in the past although I am continuously on a search for other things to have that kind of impact on my life in the future.
Overcome the Odds & Reach Your Goals
There was something about relating to his struggles, some of them anyway, that helped me to turn my victim mentality into fuel to reach my goals. I learned so much about myself through his journey and I never would have predicted that. We have many differences but a few things that had a huge impact on his life were also present in mine.
I have spoken briefly about my childhood here and there on the blog so I won’t tell the same story again but I will sum it up as simply calling it a traumatic childhood.
Things were hard at times and instead of letting that be my excuse for failure, I have learned how to draw from those bad experiences and use the anger in a positive way.
It no longer runs my life, I own it now and it serves me, in fact, it has served me very well. No energy drink or motivational speech will get you fired up and working towards your dreams like the satisfaction of overcoming the odds.
Reading Resolution: The Ultimate Boost From Within
Goggins’s book was a great way to start out a year of change and that is the same reason that I have decided to feature THE ULTIMATE BOOST FROM WITHIN: 31 Days to Health, Wealth, Wholeness, and Happiness by Dr. Leonard Scott.
This book encourages you to live your best life and make changes in the areas that need it most. It helps us to get that boost we need to get our lives on track and unleash the power of a good attitude to make positive changes in our lives.
I am excited to share an excerpt from the book below and tell you a little bit more about what you can expect from this month’s Reading Resolution pick.
Excerpted from Dr. Leonard Scott’s THE ULTIMATE BOOST FROM WITHIN
Committing to the Long Haul
Once you start an exercise program, various temptations and excuses will entice you to stop, but don’t quit. One distraction is fatigue. Many complain of being too tired, but this is actually a good time to exercise. You will usually feel less tired after the workout than before.
Have you ever come home fatigued only to see exhaustion disappear after doing something enjoyable? Studies suggest that fatigue often has its source in emotional rather than physical exhaustion, although this is not to deny the validity of physical tiredness as well.
Another reason for wanting to quit is decreasing enthusiasm. You begin to wonder why you ever started the exercise program.
This happens to many people, but if you keep going, eventually your enthusiasm will return. Discouragement is another distraction. You may feel like all this effort is not doing any good. However, you must realize that it is doing you a lot of good.
You just can’t fully sense it yet.
Invest In Your Future Happiness with The Ultimate Boost From Within
Approach exercise as an investment. If you don’t begin to receive dividends within two months of faithful participation, only then should you consider quitting. Some say it takes 31 days to break old habits and start new ones.
Thus, the 31 days challenge of this book. Commit to the long haul. You can’t store up the energy or the benefit of exercise for the distant future. If you exercise for six months and then stop, the benefits will begin to fade within two weeks.
Once you begin a program, maintain it in some form for the rest of your life. This is a big commitment, but it is a lifestyle change that will help ensure a longer and healthier life.
You can pick up a copy of this inspiration reading resolution pick here and be sure to leave a comment to let me know your thoughts on this life-changing book.
Want More Book Recommendations?
The Power Of Habit – This book takes a deep dive into human behavior and after reading this one you will be questioning some of your own behaviors.
Beneath the Surface…And the heart– This book will have you thinking twice about heading to Sea World or maybe even the zoo.
Leadership Strategy and Tactics by Jocko Willink– This is another inspirational read that will have you second guessing the way you approach things. It will leave you wanting to give things your all and improve your life.
Living With a Seal– This book is what introduced many to David Goggins although it was written in a way that concealed his identity. After the book was released and began selling well, the author took Goggins on a book tour. The public was introduced to the man who would go on to inspire millions to change their lives for the better.
Be sure to check out all of my inspirational picks from the Reading Resolution and leave me a comment with any suggestions you may have for a life-changing inspirational read.
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