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“I could never do that”

“What If I get bored after 4 weeks?”

“What If I give up after 4 weeks?”

These were a few fear-led objections I had​ during a talk I did the other day with a few people I was working with to help them lose weight, get fit and better control their diabetes.

​​But here’s a few question I want you to ask yourself if you feel yourself predicting the future:

1) Do you have ANY evidence that you’ll fail in 4 weeks? Can you say that this is 100% true?

2) Are your choices TODAY coming from FEAR or PREFERENCE?

You​ could say NO to starting a new exercise programme or ‘diet’ (which you could say is   making a decision based on FEAR).


It would provide you with an initial sense of comfort. Because you no longer have to worry about looking sill if you fail or what other people might think or say if you don’t get amazing results…

But what follows this FEAR led choice, is pretty powerful:

Guilt…about wasting an opportunity

Staying the same..​​


Thinking ‘I’m a lost a cause”….which  will probably pi55 you off anyway.

cause stress anyway…​​

So, the way I see it…

If you’re going to have these thoughts and these feelings anyway?

Then I may as well DO the thing.

After all, you only get results for DONE. 

And as the saying goes:

“It’s better to regret what you have done than what you haven’t.”

And although it might appear to make you ‘happy’ to put it off, is this just you seeking comfort? 


After all, I can guarantee that living in the future (AKA feeling guilty about not doing something and putting something that you know you need to do off until a later date)…​​

Is way more exhausting…

So, today, I just want you to ​​​​ask yourself:

‘Have I just made that decision based on ‘fear’ or ‘preference’?​​
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Because you don’t have forever to do this…

You don’t have forever to create memories with loves ones…

You see, all of the:​​


“I’ll do it when I get more time”

“I’ll do it when I’m fitter”


Is probably just based on ‘fear’ of looking silly and still causing pain anyway from staying the same…

You don’t have forever to be the best version of you.

Start today.

Matt