My Arsenal of Motivation
I’ve had the countdown until takeoff taped to my bathroom mirror since January. I’ve invested more money in my gear than I’ve ever invested into anything else in my life. I told everyone I possibly can about my plans for hiking. I have had no second thoughts and I can’t even imagine quitting. Word on the street is that it gets tough, shit hits the fan, and your will to continue diminishes. I’ve been working on putting together an arsenal of motivation for when times get tough. I’m a big believer in that we can do anything we put our minds to. Success is based on the choices you make. You can’t be afraid of failure. If you choose to succeed in life, you will succeed. We can’t limit ourselves to what we know how to do, what is considered normal, what we think is possible, or what is expected of us. We can do almost anything. Humans have figured out how to get to the moon, light themselves on fire without getting burned, break the sound barrier, and how to fly. I want to make it to Maine. I don’t want to fall into the majority of people who don’t make it there. Along with my “lists” and a solid playlist, I put together these little life savers for when I’m ready to throw in the towel. Enjoy!
Nike ‘Rise and Shine commercial’: IF YOU ONLY WATCH ONE OF THESE VIDEOS, WATCH THIS ONE.
If I could buy it, I would. I was able to put it on my ipod which is good enough for now.
Nike: My Better is Better: I challenge you to listen to this without moving
Never Give Up: This one is pretty deep, but it is inspirational to say the least. I don’t know how deep I’ll need to go, but I better keep this one in my back pocket in case I really need to reach.
Don’t Stop, Don’t Give Up!
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