Had a pole session earlier, tried to defy my initial thoughts of:
“I cannot do it.”
“I’m too tired after work.”
“My this and that hurts.”
“Oh, I ate too much for dinner.”
“Maybe I’ll try this another time.”
“Nobody’s watching me if I don’t do it right.”
“My instructor will understand.”
These two weeks, I have been good at class and I must be getting better. I now understand my body better, take enough fluids (like I never did before – I don’t like to drink water btw, I don’t understand why we humans have to drink so much water!), follow a rhythm and align my thoughts properly.
DEFY NEGATIVE THOUGHTS
It’s all in the mind.
Slowly but surely, I can nail difficult tricks I was never able to do before.
Image lifted off from Exfree.
I just love Felix Cane. Her body is to die for. So much strength and agility.
I’ve only managed this trick once ever, I will nail it by December!
You know, the feeling of being able to nail a trick is just….. aweeeesommmmmeeeeeeee!
EAT AND DRINK WELL
I always eat a little before each class to ensure I have enough strength. A granola bar or sushi bar works pretty well. I know now not to over eat! Make sure you’re hydrated at all times. Protein drinks, energy drinks or water would be great. After class, have a proper meal but don’t over-indulge just before you go to bed.
Be well-balanced and try not to let anything stress you. Work things out, speak to someone if you have a problem. Vent out by doing the things you love doing – playing with your new iphone4, sewing, cooking, etc.
Applying all the above has helped me nail a difficult trick or two. I’ll let you know how I fare in the next couple of weeks because it’s not easy maintaining this order. Two weeks seem like a good start, no?
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