After having a discussion with a client today, I thought the topic was very
interesting and should be written about. Basically what we were discussing is
the perfect time to start working out. She had mentioned that a friend of hers
wanted to start working out but felt that now just wasn't the right time. Let's
talk about this.
So when is the perfect time to work out? When your kids get older? When your workload lessens? Well, I'm sure you probably know what my answer is going to be. And that is, there is no such thing as a perfect time to work out. Let's face it, our lives get busier and busier and busier. We always think that eventually things will get easier and will have more free time but we know that's not the case.
I almost relate it to credit cards. We like to use credit cards thinking we will have the money to pay it off later because we will be making more money, but then later comes and you're stuck with a large credit card bill. The bottom line is there is no such thing as a better time rather the time is now. We all have excuses for not doing certain things myself included, however, at the end of the day we need to look at ourselves in the mirror and realize that we are just rationalizing not changing.
So my advice to my client was to tell her friend that things will never get easier, things will never get better, and it's time to start is now. Hopefully, this article makes sense and if you know somebody who has the same kind of mindset, reiterate what I have written here. There is no such thing as the perfect time, the perfect times right now.