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Anyways, I also had a bit of an A-Ha moment...I've been avoiding plastic bottles, but today at a meeting I found myself drinking out of a plastic cup. That can't be good. It might not be bad, but it can't be good. So I need to tighten up my habits, and avoid that slippery slope of letting things creep in.
That's good advice for all of us in all areas of life.
Let's recap the week so far. Today is CASS-Free. On Sunday, I had a CASS-Free day. On Monday, I had caffeine prior to deadlifting, and on Tuesday, I had another bit of pre-workout caffeine, but no artificial sweeteners or alcohol. Thursday morning will be caffeine, probably a Green Tea, before an early workout.
Today's Kickbutt Mindset Tip:
The best thing you can do tomorrow is to get up 15 minutes early. This will allow you to attack your number one priority first thing in the morning. Your success is your personal responsibility. Take action. Do the first things first. Do what matters even if you don't feel like it.
Big bench tomorrow,
Craig Ballantyne, CTT
Certified Turbulence Trainer
PS - Fight the good fight!
You have a devil on your shoulder. An angel on the other. I do. You do. We all do. And they are fighting. The Devil wants you to stay in your comfort zone.
The Angel wants to see you achieve your dreams. Sad thing is that for most people, the devil wins. But NOT for you. You'll win this fight.
Now your devil might be raising a lil' hell lately. But here's why. It's because he knows he's in the final rounds and he's bleeding bad. Your good habits, your commitment, and persistence have beaten him down over the last few months. That's why he's swinging for the fences. He's scared. It's time for you to deliver the knockout blow.
Every step you take in the right direction, every time you make the right choice in the face of temptation, you put the hurt on your bad habits. You make your Angel stronger and you get closer to your dreams.
Remember that with every action you take today… with every temptation that comes along and with every obstacle that people put in your way. When you make the right choice for your right life, you knock that devil down again. One more time and you just might knock him out for good.
So keep going…keep punching…keep fighting. You will win. I believe in you.