For some people Monday can be a real drag.
For warrior athletes Monday is just another day with a few obstacles but many chances to kick @ss.
You see, it starts with a slight shift in your perspective.
Tip #1 Shift Your Thinking
The worrier (sheep people) – they see themselves as a victim and things happen to them.
The Warrior sees every small problem as an opportunity to get stronger.
The Warrior has a strong “WHY” that helps them push through the day
That said—check out a few extra tips to kick start your Monday and help you succeed.
Tip #2 Strong Coffee
Brew up a strong pot of bulletproof coffee and put it in your thermos to take to work.
Caffeine boost creativity which is a vital link to you having progress in your daily life.
Check out this SGPT article with Laird Hamilton’s (big wave surfer) recipe.
Tip #3 Be Accountable
Yesterday I talked to my coach on the phone for 30 minutes (yes; I have several coaches).
At the end of the conversation he gave me 30 days to improve in one area and I will call him back and report in.
Being accountable to him makes me have to work harder to meet that goal.
If I slack off and don’t do the work then I will fail on this task.
Are you accountable to a friend or coach? Are you using this tool to your advantage?
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Tip #4 Motion
Put your body in motion.
This can be walking 20 minutes in your neighborhood.
It can be running for 30 minutes on a new trail that you found.
It can be rucking/hiking for an hour with a 20 lb backpack.
The key is that you have to get outside and move your body.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Brad McLeod knows first hand about mental toughness. After passing Hell Week and Dive Pool Comp at BUD/S, he failed a math test and was kicked out of training. A year later, he returned, graduated, and served as an operator on the Navy SEAL Teams.
Today, he is one of the most sought after mental conditioning coaches in the world. SEALgrinderPT audios and ebooks have been downloaded in 20 different countries around the globe. Check out SEALgrinderPT Coaching to help you step up and take hold of your dreams and realize your goals.
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