Times are Tough
Updated: Aug 11
Where do you look for inspiration when you need it most?
Times are tough. Where do you look for inspiration when you need it most?
This week I've received the most difficult news of my life. I need to accept it and push on. I could easily succumb to an amygdala hijack, a fight or flight response to stress and let my emotions take control .
The human brain is still a mystery. Science tell us that we're hard wired for negativity. Stress is all around us at the moment and it seems like there's bad news across all forms of media. And the recent push on mental health has taught us that over 30% of Americans have or will have an anxiety disorder in their lives.
For my well being I turn to exercise. And for inspiration I look to my sons and their ongoing quest for mastery of their chosen sports. I've been to the gym, where I push myself and purposefully find three occasions to say "I'm proud of myself". Then I watch my sons. They are my inspiration