𝐈𝐟 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐝𝐨𝐧’𝐭 𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐝𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮, 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐲 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐧𝐨 𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐚 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐜𝐚𝐩𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐨𝐟.Yet somehow, I still find, if you are ever brave/silly enough to share your goals and ambitions with them, these same people will be the first to tell you “𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘤𝘢𝘯’𝘵”, that your goals are “𝘵𝘰𝘰 𝘢𝘮𝘣𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘶𝘴”, or my personal favourite, “𝘥𝘰𝘯’𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘬 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘭𝘥 𝘢𝘪𝘮 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘴𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢 𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘵𝘭𝘦 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘢𝘪𝘯𝘢𝘣𝘭𝘦?!” 🤔 umm…no I don’t. And I won’t let you tell me what I am or am not capable of. It’s not for you to decide – that is MY PREROGATIVE. 𝐈𝐟 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐚𝐢𝐦 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐨𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐲, 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭’𝐬 𝐰𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝. I have a client who this happened to just the other day. He shared his fat loss goal with a “friend”, and that persons’ response was similar to “mate, you will not be able to do “ABC” in that time. Even if you get close, you’ll rebound twice as fast. Why not aim for “XYZ” instead as you have Xmas and NY in between and theres no way you’ll be able to maintain, let alone diet throughout that period.” 🤠 Ummm……OK – cheers for your input, bro. But I’m sure you’ll take no offence to me taking no notice of your unsolicited, unqualified opinion! If you are looking at my behaviour, through the lens of your values, it’s no wonder you’re getting confused. You obviously don’t know who I am, or what I am capable of. 👽Just because those people couldn’t imagine not over-indulging and binge drinking all throughout Xmas and New Years, does not mean that you don’t have bigger things in your life that you are working on and happy to makes sacrifices for. 👻I’ve had people try to peer pressure me not to be “boring” at a hens party 3 weeks out from competing on Australian Ninja Warrior because I wasn’t drinking (and stupidly told them so). I’m sure you won’t be surprised to read, I didn’t cave to their requests. I have things in my life that are more important than getting drunk with them 😛𝘛𝘩𝘦𝘴𝘦 𝘢𝘳𝘦 “𝘴𝘮𝘢𝘭𝘭-𝘮𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘱𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦” 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘪𝘵𝘶𝘥𝘦 𝘪𝘴 “𝘧𝘦𝘢𝘳-𝘣𝘢𝘴𝘦𝘥 𝘭𝘪𝘷𝘪𝘯𝘨”. Why? Their minds are small because they have been taught to be bound by fear. It starts in childhood for most, with our parents and teachers, “get down from there, you’ll hurt yourself!”, “no you can’t do that, you’re not old/tall/big/strong enough”, etc. Protecting a child from injury or harm is necessary, but crippling their self-esteem with cant’s and dont’s is dangerous. Most people walking around have NO IDEA what they are truly capable of, because they have never been anywhere close to the edge of their limitations. We become conditioned to believe the limitations others impose upon us, because we never learn to challenge them. When we allow the fear of what ‘could’ happen hold us back, 𝐰𝐞 𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐲 𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐞𝐥𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐥𝐢𝐟𝐞 𝐰𝐡𝐢𝐜𝐡 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐮𝐬, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝 𝐨𝐟 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐛𝐞𝐚𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐟𝐮𝐥 𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬. These people don’t mean harm to you, they just don’t want to be left behind. Well, sorry, but I will not limit myself to make you feel better about your self. You wanna feel better? DO BETTER!Remember what I said the other day about not fucking with low vibrational beings?! I mean, you can still have these people in your life, just take their opinions with a grain (or a rather large pinch) of salt – and certainly don’t let their negativity influence or sway you from being your best self. 𝐒𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐦𝐨𝐨𝐧, 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧 𝐢𝐟 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬, 𝐲𝐨𝐮’𝐥𝐥 𝐛𝐞 𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐚𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐬𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐬 ✨ Worst case scenario – they are right and you don’t make it all the way. They may be able to tell you “I told You so” 🤭 but you will be closer to your goals, and they’ll still be where they were; Likely unhappy, overweight and trying to bring others back down to their level so they can feel less shit about themselves. I know who I’d rather be. 🤡I plan to still be doing handstands at 90. And probably better than I can do them now. Where do you think those people, who allow others to direct them on what is and isn’t possible, will be? My guess is…dead. Sorry, not sorry. Get busy living, or get busy dying. I know what I choose. What about you?Don’t let fear hold You back. The cost of not trying is guaranteed failure: You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take in life.