What I have in common with Mark Zuckerberg…

I try to be a positive person – that is after all what this whole blog is about – seeing alternate perspectives. But there is a reason I am “trying” to be a more positive person. (Apparently there is a need there.)

One thing I have really struggled with is being understanding with the people who make New Year’s resolutions to come to the gym… because… well, you are on my treadmill.

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Okay, I’m not really that bad, but yes it is frustrating to have your routine thrown off.

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Not that I consider myself royalty or anything.

So, two years ago in order to preserve my sanity and avoid thinking nasty thoughts about people. I decided to switch my routine for the two weeks until things settled down at the gym in the evening. (Okay, that was just plain mean – true – but mean.)

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Turns out I LOVE morning workouts.

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… Usually…

They make me feel alive. They’ve cut down on my headaches. They help me wake up and try to be nicer to those around. Sometimes I role out of bed with time for just a fifteen minute workout – but it is enough to get my moving.

So after a 2014 of success resolution keeping, I set out to do the same for 2015.

My resolution for 2015 is to read a book every two weeks – so I’m a little behind. (I’m wrapping up both 21 and 22 this week. – I’m a bit of a multi-book reader. I like to have something nonfictional, spiritual, and fiction on hand at all times.)

Turns out Mark Zuckerberg has the same resolution. So now I really have to finish!

Next year’s resolution is up in the air – something about slowing down and having more time for people… Or something about practicing gratitude… I have a couple weeks to pin that down.

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