Life is a Marathon

Every life has it’s challenges, obstacles to overcome and miles to travel.   Living a fulfilled life is like training for a marathon.  It is not something that just happens; a lot of effort, sweat and even tears will come before the end.  But in the end, after all the hard work, comes a great sense of accomplishment, of a job well done.

There are some marathon training tips that can also be applied to the journey called life.  They can be used to overcome challenges and achieve your goals.

Visualize the Outcome

What is your vision for you life?  Keeping that visual in the forefront of your mind will allow you to remain focused on the goal.  The struggles won’t seem as difficult because you know what the end result will be.

Take Action

You will never get anywhere sitting still.  The only way to complete a marathon is one step at a time.  Life is the same way, you can only get to your goal by taking one step at a time.  Do something that moves you forward every day, even if it’s only a small something, at least you are moving.  And moving builds momentum.

Keep a Positive Attitude

It has been said that the most important decision you make each day is you choice of attitude.   Negative self talk will only serve to slow you down, maybe even stop you far short of your goal.  By keeping a positive outlook, you will be more likely to keep moving in the right direction.

Life, like a marathon, is an endurance event with many twists, turns, ups and downs.  By following these three simple steps, you will be well on your way to finishing your life’s marathon with a smile on your face.

About Gayle

Gayle is a Social Media Enthusiast and Consultant with Biz Buzz Social Media Marketing; co-owner of Glynne's Soaps; a dalmatian rescuer; genealogist and member of the Daughters of the Revolution (DAR) and of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC); a Cubs Fanatic; hopeful bagpiper; purveyor of positive; and a curious seeker of life.
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