Episode 130

Keeping The Energy Alive

My teacher Dr Issam shared with us this concept about maintaining your energy and enthusiasm for something in your life.
 
And to do this, you don’t allow whatever you are doing to stay at maximum potential. You do less than your motivation allows you, so your motivation never wears out, and you can sustain the energy towards whatever you are working towards. No pressure. No burn out. An enduring hunger. And constant satisfaction.
 
For me this translated to – leave space. It’s like flattening the wave of energy so it lasts. Let it breathe. You don’t have to push everything to its limit. You can do less than what you can. We don’t have to fill every spare space, we don’t have to colour in every single thing, we don’t have to run till we can’t run no more. Space is good.
 
Like pretty much everything he teaches us, it really made me think. Specifically with regards to my running. But this applies to anything.
 
In this episode of the podcast, I’m sharing how I applied this lesson to my running goal.
 
I encourage you to listen in and have a think about how and where you can create space to keep the energy alive.

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Fiona Redding

Fiona Redding

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My mission in life is to share everything I have learned – and am continuing to learn – about turning my own life around and to really help you understand that happiness is to be found in the overcoming of obstacles and challenges in your life, and not in the absence of them.  To achieve your potential in life, you need to become your potential.  And for that to be, you need to understand yourself, and learn how to harness your strengths and overcome your weaknesses.   You have the power within you to create whatever reality you choose, and I am here to help you know that if you don’t like what you are experiencing, then you can absolutely change that.   But you do have to choose, believe, and be open to all possibilities, and to keep showing up every day, even when it feels really hard. Because if you do what is easy, your life will be hard.  But if you do what is hard, your life will be easy.