I rarely enter contests. I’ve always thought they were a waste of time and energy. Statistically, the chance of winning is so low, I never saw the point.
I’m not a huge fan of games either. I don’t like feeling like a loser when I lose, and I don’t like the feeling of winning when it means someone else has to lose.
I also experience #FOLLAJA.
Yes, I created a hashtag (which also puts me at risk of FOLLAJA).
FOLLAJA – Fear Of Looking Like A Jack Ass.
So for most of my life, I’ve only played when I couldn’t find a way out of playing.
Recently, though, I realized there are too many games in life I’ve only experienced from the bleachers.
It’s time to change that.
Time to lace up my shoes and step onto the playing field and see what happens.
Are you participating in your “game of life” or are you watching from the sidelines, focused on what everyone else is doing or how they are playing their game?
This week I entered a contest. I put time and energy into it. I gave it the best shot that I could. And if I score a win, that would be AWESOME!
But I can honestly say that just getting in the game, has been AMAZING!
I would love to know what your “game” is and whether you’ve been playing “all-in” or if you’ve been watching from the safety of the sidelines? Share it in the comments or in the Start Today and Continue Tomorrow Facebook group.
Did you know you can download this episode directly to your mobile device for listening on the go? Great times to listen include when walking/running/exercising or when driving to work or doing errands. Enjoy!
Lots of mentions this week:
The music for this podcast is Drifting Upstream by Hyson.
Donna Doyon leads the Healthier Habits movement, helping people go from feeling powerless to powerful by taking control of their daily habits. Through her online programs, and Finding My Way podcast, Donna challenges people to make simple changes to their current approach to life to obtain healthier outcomes.
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