“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be.
Now put the foundations under them.”
~Henry David Thoreau
Growth has no end point.
Your quality of life is linked to the value you place on each dimension of wellness. Lifestyle changes are psychological and physiological. Transcending your wellness and performance represents more than the absence of disease.
Sinew is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that unites muscle to bone. It is capable of withstanding tension while efficiently storing and recovering energy so muscles can generate greater force.
The foundation of wellness is our innate drive to actualize our true potential. The key is understanding our desire to realize fulfillment is weak, habitual, and easily stifled by cultural pressure and egocentric desires.
“Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is the one who endures that the final victory comes.”
Adversity happens for us not to us.
If you do not embrace this principle your path to self-actualization will likely be a long, lonely journey fraught with unfathomable frustration. Life is about making the decision to thrive versus exist.
There will be challenges the size of mountains, however, the key to your wellness and performance lies solely within you.
It is simply a matter of attitude.
“It is the opposite side of the same thing.”
The transition to 2017 is an ideal time to make decisions and ditch resolutions and excuses.
It is the time to finally become accountable – no matter the level of your fear-based illusions.
Accountability for every thought, feeling, action, and result in your life is a daunting yet necessary pill to swallow.
If you do not accept responsibility for your circumstances you will misplace the keys to your mansion of wellness.
Wellness is about possibilities not pathology.
Wellness is about accountability.
‘Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.’
Following represents musings from the trails with Minnesota-based prolific writer, author, and entrepreneur, Phillip Gary Smith, and one of a series of collaborative efforts in the spirit of health and sport.
“Endurance athletes require precision nutrition,” notes Dr. Jeff Kildahl, Wellness Editor of Snowshoe Magazine. In this article, he proudly presents metabolic efficiency concept for snowshoe and endurance athletes, an industry first.
Understand with this information, an athlete should exceed their current abilities, be healthier, perhaps even extend one’s life expectancy.