So, you know that I’m a firm believer in the use of accountability partners and today was another good example, in my own life, of why they are such a vital tool for meeting your goals.
In this morning’s call with my accountability partner I asked her to hold me accountable for getting some outdoor exercise, as I had a skip day yesterday, and I felt the need to be out in nature today.
After our call, I went about my to do list, which included working on a grant application that needs to be finished by the end of the month.
Several hours later, my friend Ned called to tell me that he had left his house in the sunshine but when he got to south county, the clouds were rolling in and Accuweather was predicting stormy weather headed my way. He said, “If you want to get out in the sunshine, now’s the time to go!” I thought for a minute about getting the grant done first and then going, but quickly realized that if it was raining, I’d use that as an excuse not to get outside to exercise.
So, I quickly hit the save button, put my shoes on, and out the door I went. Got in some fabulous HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), as well as a little beach walking, which helps restore our electromagnetic field after working on a computer (see this post for more info). Now I feel refreshed, more creative, and energized to finish the grant application, just as the clouds are rolling in!
Best of Health,