I have a question for you….
What is your WHY?
Growing up I was the annoying kid who always asked my parents and teachers “Why?”
I tend to be a skeptic so naturally, I question everything….
Why do I have to wear a jacket?
Why is 3 an odd number?
Why is fruit better than cookies?
These are the type of questions that I bombarded my parents, teachers and coaches with growing up.
I mean shit, at my pop warner football banquet, when my coach had to say a few things about me he said I always questioned the plays that were called and always had an idea of how we can do it better.
It wasn’t until I read the book “Start With Why” by Simon Sinek that I realized the importance of (apparently) my favorite word.
You see, in Simon’s book he talks about the importance of “Why” and how it can apply to a business. The statement he makes that really resonated with me is:
–>“People don’t believe in what you do, they believe in why you do it.” <–
It’s a very simple but powerful idea.
You’re probably thinking “What does this have to do with me?”
Developing your own WHY can completely change the way you look at your health and fitness.
Here are 3 ways that you can develop your own WHY:
Ask yourself WHY? (The more you ask yourself the more you will uncover)
- Why are you making a change?
- Why does it matter to you?
- Why are you going to reach your goals?
Get a Coach
- I have a coach – it makes me accountable.
- I believe that everyone should have a coach
- Don’t believe me? Look up any successful athlete or business person and I guarantee they had a coach
Draw it out
- Are you a visual learner?
- Draw out in detail where you are and where you want to be
- Slowly you will uncover your WHY along the way
Use the strategies that work best for you….
It will give your new endeavor meaning.
It will give you a reason to fight for it.
It will give you a reason to achieve your goals.
Give everyday of your life a “WHY“
It will give you that much more reason to believe in yourself
It will make each day that much more meaningful
Life is too short for it not to be