Your Future Starts Here!
I’ve recently noticed that I’m talking to myself more than usual. Not in the random-thoughts-passing-through-my-head kind of way, although I’m sure that is still happening. But rather, I’m consciously referring to myself, and, specifically my ‘tomorrow-self’.
It seems to have happened since writing about the importance of not overloading our future selves with too many commitments by assuming that Me-in-the-future will be richer, stronger, more energetic etc! However, scientific studies supports this overly-optimistic assumption. On one level or another, we all believe that our future self will be able to pick up the tab for our current actions. And fortunately or, in some cases, unfortunately that’s true, because your future starts here!
What Have You Done?
If you’re not convinced, think about your past and how it’s now affecting your present. Here are some questions for you to consider along with my truths:
Are you as healthy as you thought you’d be?
I know I’m not, and to this day, I hate taking my daily blood pressure lowering tablet (even though I don’t really know the cause of my high BP, maybe it’s familial, maybe it’s lifestyle or a combination of both). But if you check out my goals, you’ll know that I’m actively trying to undo the actions of my past by exercising more and eating healthier. It would be easy to blame the aging process for this turn of events, but age didn’t force me to eat rubbish or give up on regular exercise!Continue Reading