So me and Mrs Fruci we’ve decided this year
To get no presents for each other (or the babies)
And instead go to Center Parcs for the weekend as a family.
Thing is, I don’t need anything…
Maybe I do need some socks (although I’m ok pinching Mrs Fruci’s for now 😂)
And I’d much rather create memories
That last forever
Than get some new, fancy gadget that is a “nice to have”..
Nothing against that if it makes people happy.
I mean, once a upon a time
I used to really care what people thought about me.
I’d save my money as a 16 year old from my part time job
And get the top brands of clothes.
All just to “fit in”…
Only for the next few weeks
There be another new thing that was “in”…
And the interesting part is that they never really gave me what I actually wanted.
I wanted to fit in
And feel more confident.
And despite their marketing.
Not item of clothing ever did that.
The only thing that did?
Me getting out of my own waY
No longer choosing to believe that I’m not good enough
No longer choosing to believe that I couldn’t change where I was
And that’s exactly what I did..
Doing another post graduate degree
Overcoming my fear of public speaking
And even declining a steady full time job in Public Health
To pursue my dream of doing what I do today.
Because when you love what you do
There’s no need to stop..
And I apply this to our exercise and nutrition system in our Fit For Life Programme for ladies over 40 who’ve tried everything and have pretty much lost their confidence in finding something they can fit in and do…
You have to fit this to your lifestyle so you can do it.
As – ultimately- the best diet in the world is the one you can do.
As you can only create long- lasting habits by doing
Just like you can only create long- lasting memories with loved ones by doing…
As the quote goes:
“Use today. Use every day. Make yourself satisfied with what you have been given”
It can then be easier to see the opportunities and freedom we have
To achieve the things we really want
Rather than what we think we want.