i used to feel guilty because i…

Malcolm X quote
The other day in a University hallway. This thought can easily be applied to personal wellness.


i used to feel guilty because i rarely exercised.

Then i realized i had to decide how i was going to deal with the guilt.

i used to feel guilty because by not being committed to personal wellness, i was, in fact, committing to the opposite.

Then i realized i had no solid role models for vibrant health.

i used to get stressed wondering what aging would be like as a sedentary person.

The future i observed was the lives of people close to me and older than me.

Then i realized that most of what i saw (and continue to see) was status quo, excuse-laden, dysfunctional, and victim-based.

Now my wellness motivation centers on being a role model for our Son.

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By jeff noel

Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.