Are you driving, or just going along for the ride?

I don’t know anyone who can honestly tell me they ended up in poor physical condition, overweight, or weak on purpose. It’s something that happens unintentionally. Oftentimes, when people focus their attention on their careers, their education, or dealing with a life crisis, they put their health and fitness on “cruise control.” They let go of the steering wheel and take their eyes off the road. Before long, their physical condition and health are completely off track. The style of living that causes poor health is not that complicated to understand. And, fortunately, neither is the process of getting back on track. But you have to disconnect the cruise control, put both hands on the wheel, and focus your vision on where you want to go. You have to start driving, and stop just going along for the ride. You have to intentionally undo the things that happened accidentally. ~Bill Phillips

Comments

  1. ralph roberts says:

    really enjoyed the message here,,,,,,,,true for sure!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Julie Ligeikis says:

    So true. Why is it so hard to get the mindset right? My intentions are good but then I always let the 5 foster / adopted children we have derail me. They are all under 4/and I am exhausted after I finally get them to bed. I hit the kitchen then the couch. I know it is an excuse but any suggestions on how to get over it?

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