Here is another new years resolution. It can help you stay focused and happy. You’ll start off on a good note this year with this resolution. I hope y'all have success with this one. Remember to always try and never give up!
The hardship of the exercises is intended less to strengthen the back than to toughen the mind. The Spartans say that any army may win while it still has its legs under it; the real test comes when all strength is fled and the men must produce victory on will alone.
Steven Pressfield, Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae
I walked and I walked, my mind shifting into primal gear that was void of anything but forward motion, and I walked until walking became unbearable, until I believed I couldn’t walk even one more step.
And then I ran.
Don’t feel bad about feeling bad. Don’t be frightened of feeling afraid. Don’t be angry about getting angry. There is no need to give up when we are feeling depressed. Nor should we be dismayed at the grief which often accompanies the outgrowing of anything which needs outgrowing. We can be glad that our soul is speaking to us and pushing us onward. We frequently need to persevere with a period of inner turmoil before the dust can settle and be swept out the door.