the umbrella solution

umbrellaYesterday after work I was thinking about how I want to walk on my lunch break. These last few days have been on-and-off rain, and so when I go out at noon it’s a 50-50 chance I’ll get rained on. So I don’t go out. 

I was getting all bummed out, thinking “Awww man, that sucks! But I really want to get some exercise in. What am I going to do?”

Then — like a message from above — the answer came. Get out your freaking umbrella, silly!

Dur. So simple.

So often I put roadblocks in my own way, in the form of excuses. I don’t even realize I’m doing it, and I’m not doing it on purpose. But they’re there anyway. I let them trip me up. 

Sometimes it takes another person calling you out (like Tiffany Han did yesterday in our coaching call, which was, in a word, awesome). Other times you can do it yourself. Let’s give it a catchy name! The Umbrella Solution. 

Have a great Wednesday!

 

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3 Responses to the umbrella solution

  1. Rhonda H. says:

    Glad to hear you are kicking through those excuses! And what a cute ‘brella! Mine are all boring black — time to change that out!

  2. Nice way to turn things around for yourself! Props 🙂

  3. peady says:

    I can so totally identify! I love “The Umbrella Solution”. Brilliant!

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