Resistance comes. It always comes. It is an ever present entity whenever you embark on any type of journey, project, or passion.
Resistance hates two qualities above all others:
1 - Concentration
2 - Depth
Why? Because when we work with focus and we work deep, we succeed.
How did your favorite athlete become the best?
How did your favorite artist become so articulate with the brush?
Resistance wants to keep us shallow and unfocused… and it is devious in nature.
It makes the superficial and the vain intoxicating.
It takes many forms:
- Social networking
- Your cell phone
- Email - for me, this is the biggest
I’m going to ask you a weird question:
When you sit down to do your work, do you leave your internet connection on?
We may have never thought about this dynamic… but it’s worth doing an experiment on your life. Here’s the experiment for today’s B90X:
When you sit down for work, what distracts you? What resistance comes? When the resistance comes, take a sticky note and write it down. Sometimes merely the act of writing down your resistance allows one to mentally be able to spot those when they do come, allowing you to get back on task.
Let us know today, what did you write down on your sticky note?