Had a great talk with one of my clients the other day. We were talking about preventive health measures and how it’s not easy at times to keep doing. Whether that’s daily exercise, healthy eating habits, getting annual health screens, or anything health related. It can be hard.
I responded and said “you have to choose your hard.”
You can choose to be consistently doing the things that keep you healthy which can be hard.
You can choose to deal with the health implications that are associated with unhealthy lifestyle choices. Which can be hard also.
Humans most of the time are thinking about the present or short term when it comes to making decisions, which is why it’s easier to put off health in the short term because you don’t see the negative effects enough to become worried about it. You have to go on medication, you might need surgery, or it might shorten your lifespan. If you hear these from your doctor you are more than likely to take action on your health most of the time. You only can do what your health will allow you to do so why wait until things get “hard” to the point where you can’t do the things you love? Start now. Your future self will thank you.
If you don’t know where to start, feel free to reach me!!