Monday Mindset: “Circumstance doesn’t alter responsibility”
I hope you had a great Easter weekend with your family.
With our new found Zoom video conferencing skills, I was able to host a zoom call with 30 family members in Michigan which was set up due to the amazing mother’s passion to keep the family connected. J
And while it was fun to see everyone in better spirits, and sharing our gratitude list, which is very much needed..
But in playing off the paradox mindset from a couple of weeks ago, I believe it still very important to be real about our current adversities. As staring them down in the face is the only way we will push past them and overcome them.
So in the spirit of being candid to strengthen your mindset, and start off our week.
Here we go…
This Quarantine situation is not fun. It sucks actually. And yes, much of this is out of our control. 😤
And just like you, there’s not a day that goes by (sometimes hourly) that I don’t receive some sort of less than ideal news. That’s our reality. 🤯
But the fact remains, that just because our circumstances are less than desirable at the moment, this does not change your responsibility to yourself and love ones, & most notably your family. 💪
As one of my mentor’s Michael, from Romania who immigrated here in his twenties, says “Bryce, suck it up cupcake.”
And he is right…
As despite of the circumstance, you still must lead yourself to be the best version of you. You still must get your workouts, your hydration, nutrition, and your reading in. 🎓
You still have to be a responsible leader for your family, a great parent/child/coworker, and an even better human. 🏋🏻
You still have a responsibility to yourself and others who are counting on you. And remember, even though it doesn’t feel like it right now, many people have gone through much worse. 😱
That true perspective is criticality important for you to keep top of mind. 👌
In closing and to toughen your mind even more so you can continue to brave the storm, with one of my favorite lines from Sylvester Stallone, in the Rocky film series:
“Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place and I don’t care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard ya hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done!”
Keep your head up and keep moving forward.
We are in this and STRONGER TOGETHER!