Cylon George of Spiritual Living for Busy People shares 5 ways to boost your spiritual endurance.
Episode 1563: 5 Ways to Boost Your Spiritual Endurance by Cylon George of Spiritual Living For Busy People on Adversity
Cylon George is a spiritual chaplain, musician, devoted husband, and busy dad of six. He loves listening to people’s stories and helping them gain perspective on life’s opportunities and challenges. The mission of his blog is to help busy people thrive in their spiritual lives so they can live with more joy, peace, purpose, and meaning.
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this is optimal living daily episode. Fifteen sixty three five ways to boost
spiritual endurance by Ceylon, George of spiritual living for busy people, dot com and I'm just a Molly
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five ways to boost your spiritual endurance.
by Ceylon, George of spiritual living for busy people die, come yourself being overly short temper
easily give up on pursuits and projects. You ones considered important d feel discouraged
by everyday living is quite possible that you're spiritual,
torrents is love is now.
can be ashamed of. We off
in our lives or we feel that we cannot endure if you're in them
pursuing a demanding career raising
family or managing
faculties and close relationships. You know how tempting it can be to just throw in the towel, but deep down. You know that
giving up will not bring relief. You know that if you
on the breakthrough. You craving your life that you must find the strength to keep going, even when you
feel like giving up. If you ve ever talk to a law
Distance runner you may have heard about the wall is appointed
is when the body just quit
legs and lungs burn the brain screams stop thirst.
where it is almost impossible to override. Yet many distance runners learn a push
through the wall once they do, they ve
renewed drive to see the race to completion is on common
doesn't run or to tell you that when they completed
at first Marathon, they felt they could do anything push
By to his limit becomes a powerful metaphor for enduring painful sir
stances in order to experience personal growth, indeed meaning. So how do they do it?
How can you do it here? A few suggestions number one slowdown
probably the most cruel aspect about the wall, is that it happens near the end of the race about mile eighteen. Twenty of twenty six point to the feeling of coming
so far only to be confronted by the law has probably them
Demoralising feeling you can have the few miles
left in the race feel like an impossible chasm to cross a minute,
they have not run a marathon myself, though it's all my budget list,
wife has, though I when I asked her about the wall, she said the harvesting
we're done in my life. Besides having kids, when the wall hid, she said
slowed way down and focused on one step at a time, rather than how much distance I have left to cover. When you hit the wall of life, you print
have no choice but to slow down approaching this period was
ray intention can make all the difference. When I lost my
got a few months ago, I'll suddenly forced to slow down with a much freer schedule
I could spend time reflecting all my life and what I truly wanted to do for work moving forward in Armenia
I worked up, brings launch meaning and enjoyment in my life number two sets more
reachable goals? Another helpful to me
if he is to help her complete or marathon, was to set very small, reachable goals for us,
she was a little girls like I'll make it to the next telephone, Paul or I'll run till I reached the black car
heart on the street. You showed the object is reached a new goal set. He also apply this principle to your personal life. You can set goals
I'll give you the next hour without losing my temper or
Alright, one hundred words in the next thirty minutes. Every time you reach a goal set a new one. If you fall short
by making it even smaller number three visualize,
on days when I've gone running and wanted to stop, I would visualize a cable attached to my chest and to a went on other end. Cranky me forward. If you protracted
any on doing something: Har visualize
of doing that thing in a state of flow ceased.
of being in the zone and focused with everything coming easily to you number for feed your brain, the right stories,
Many runner would tell you that diet plays a huge role in their success or failure, because I pre loading,
high quality carves can help prepare the body to prevent or overcome the wall, feeding them
and with a right stories or brain food can make all
difference in your insurance to discover the default in
Conscious stories, you tell yourself, grab a pen and paper inches right down the first thoughts that come to mind. You may find yourself writing things like I'm, not good enough or I don't
what it takes or I'm too tired to go on challenger defaulting
by finding evidence. Contrary to your beliefs. Was situations have you
able to endure in the past by
standards, are you not good enough? Is it possible to a job,
still standards was. He challenger thinking tell yourself the very opposite thing to your default thinking it. If you don't believe it think I can. He said if I can't at every turn,
number five prey or ask for help the running made
feel like a solitary sport. Runners will tell you that having a running partner helps them keep going,
also prey or meditate. While they run to stay focused and keep their minds off, the pain then even take
and the beauty of her surroundings. These are
All things you can do if you feel like giving up, try taking the focus off yourself. Look around you! What
going well who are blessings in your life? Who can you call or take out to dinner? Have you whispered a prayer today challenged the belief that you're out
options almost never true keep going, I get what it feels like to be at the end of your rope, but you don't have to give up
yourself, you're, feeling down and out every feeling, like you, ve run it
brick wall. No, they use that much closer to a breakthrough.
The rewards in life go to the few who have the stamina and indifference to go just a little further
You can easily be one of them so get up just yourself off and keep going
you just listen to the Poles title. The Fiveth.
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marker. I, like a strategy everything's outside of running or exercise, also the Tipp about going outside of yourself gratitude exercises to get you out of that head space of giving up or voluntary these types of things that change your focus to the external can definitely help alot worked for me in the past. I she did a gradual journal.
every day for probably about a year and personally, when I found this out for me, it's more helpful to
but we were not in the best had space. So, instead of just do it all the time launcher that still
way better than not having a practice at all. Personally, I like musing it to change or mindset, otherwise
it can become sort of automatic, maybe not taken as seriously as it should just my experience again. Also, rather do it every day
today, the not at all, but every day can be too big of a goal of your starting out anyway. I'll be there
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