Personally, I dislike hacks!
And getting better is indeed a campaign!
But, hacks can make life easier, if we implement them. So, yes, this infographic is a hack, because it’s the simplest thing to alter the way we feel.
When we feel a certain way and want to stop it, then we need to change our environment.
We can act our way into right thinking easier than thinking our way into right acting.
Want to change the way you feel, change your environment.
Here’s an example about the power of our environment. The reason why you should never have exercise equipment in your bedroom, is because that’s not what the bedroom is for. It’ll sit there, reminding you, causing stress about why you don’t use it.
When it comes to changing how we feel about work or our team, the environment matters! As Lou Holtz stated, “create an environment where you are missed if you’re absent.”
However, during a pandemic, changing our situation often became a difficult thing to do. We were stuck. So, when thinking of changing how we feel about ourselves, it isn’t always about getting away or sitting on a beach (although, that’s great).
Tweaking our environment can mean altering anything for the better: our office, our routines, sprucing up the yard, connecting with others, or even driving new routes home. The power of our relationships becomes the everlasting gobstopper to our overall purpose and satisfaction in life.
Changing your environment will help your focus, grant you perspective and rejuvenate how we feel about ourselves.
It doesn’t replace doing the internal head work. But, if used in moderation, it is a way to gain momentum!
Remember, you’re an athlete, our offices are just different.
You are responsible for the culture and training mentality that you set.
Want To Change The Way You Feel, Change Your Environment.
Dr. Rob Bell is a Sport Psychology Coach. DRB & associates coach executives and professional athletes. Some clients have included three different winners on the PGA Tour, Indy Eleven, University of Notre Dame, Marriott, and Walgreens.
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