A friend of mine has recently joined a gym and is paying for a personal trainer to help her achieve her fitness goals. She’s doing amazingly well and is looking really good for it. It’s not cheap, especially when you add the supplements to the regime, but she’s getting the value she seeks and therefore it’s worth it to her.
She said to me ‘I don’t know why other people don’t take on a personal trainer, because you get faster results and someone to keep you committed and hold you to account for what you’ve promised yourself’.
That’s such a great question and when you think about it, it doesn’t just apply to the body, but also to the mind. Interestingly, more people choose to invest in their body over their mind, yet it’s all part of the same system. And you need both working optimally if you want to get the best life results.
The case for investing in your mind.
Do you think that top athletes and entrepreneurs do what they do all by themselves? The reality is they have people to guide them, challenge them, support them, offer things they’re currently blind to and much more. They have Coaches and Mentors who work with them on how they think, what they think and why.
Henry Ford once said that “if you think you can, or think you can’t, you’re right.”
This is what a coach does. A coach is someone who helps you decide that you can, so you are able to answer your own questions. A coach is someone who helps you bring your perfect future into clarity, so you know where you’re heading, how to get there and, more importantly, why.
A coach is also someone who has your back and believes in you and your goals. Someone who doesn’t let you listen to the limiting beliefs you create for yourself about why you can’t. Someone who is ready to spot you when it feels too heavy.
Someone who’s going to challenge you to use muscles you’ve not used before or you didn’t know you have. Someone who’s going to push you to dream bigger and achieve more than you thought possible. To snap you out of apathy and realise your power and potential.
Someone who’s going to support you from an initial conversation right down to developing the habits that will transform not just your health, but your career, relationships, spirituality and your entire life.
I know you want more in your life than a better body - we all do. The question is, are you ready to invest in your own greatness?