"You have to fall in love with boredom." 👇 -James Clear
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No habit stays interesting forever.
There will be a point sometime on our journey to improvement, where we will be challenged with boredom...boredom from what initially started as our passion.
You might be thinking, "Impossible! They said 'do what you love and you'll never work a day in your life'...."
Mmmm, ya... not so much. Passion fades and we have to rediscover it again and again, and it comes from within.
We all have goals that we'd like to accomplish... but if we only do the work when it is convenient and exciting, then we won't be consistent enough to achieve the results that we are looking for.
If you start a habit, I guarantee there will be days where you will feel like quitting or not showing up.
It is at that point - when it is annoying or painful or boring - that stepping up will make the difference between a professional and an amateur. Whether it is starting a new business, going to the gym, writing a book or creating a new trapeze yoga flow, we have to face the challenge of completely losing motivation from time to time.
When we stick with our new habits in ANY mood, even when we absolutely don't feel like it, we learn to become fascinated by doing the same thing over and over again.
This builds consistency and discipline.
We can learn to fall in love with "boredom," allowing us to achieve the excellence we desire in any activity that we choose to pursue.
So show up, even when you don't feel like it;
Even when you feel like "I've done this routine before;" Even when you think you are not putting in 100% for that day, or during that workout.
Sometimes the workouts on your bad days are the most important ones...showing up on your yoga mat for even 5 minutes... that is what builds the habits you are working so hard to create.
Show up for you, your future self will thank you.👍