Combatting the Challenges of a Healthy Lifestyle
In last week’s article of this column, I talked about the changes and challenges one can expect as he/ she embarks on his/her healthy lifestyle journey. As mentioned, identifying and being aware of the changes and challenges involved is the first step to overcoming them. The challenges can be found everywhere, and even if you may have a friend you’re accountable to, at the end of the day, it’s a lone battle of will and wit between yourself and the world around you. The moment you wake up and step out of your door, the battle begins. Just as a soldier cannot go to battle without his gun, one must not go unarmed.
Here are some weapons against health destruction that will keep you from losing yourself to the antagonists of your noble journey:
The Warrior Mindset and Character
First things first, it all starts in the mind. One needs to equip the mind before other things because it’s the mind that keeps us going, just as the mind is what keeps a runner running the marathon. It’s called mindset, because you have to set your mind on something and that something is commitment — to loving