Today it’s Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year, according to researchers.
The third Monday of January has been awarded with this cheerless title due to a combination post-Christmas blues, credit card bills on the doormat, failure of New Year’s resolutions and – in Europe – cold dark nights and awful weather.
The result: feeling down, being inactive and the tendency to give up totally.
Here are 9 things you might like to think and do to stick to your goal, beat Blue Monday and to beat winter blues this week
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Here are some tips you might like to consider if you would like to be the best rider you can be in 2013:
1. Decide what you want and decide your goal
Before you start training and riding your horse it is important that you have a defined goal. Follow your heart. Life’s to too short to spend it doing something with your horse you don’t love. So what’s your passion, what are your goals and dreams? What would you like to reach within 4 weeks, within 4 months, within 4 years? If you absolutely knew you couldn’t fail, what would you do together with your horse? Write it down, and every day make a small step towards that goal.
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These are also great thoughts to keep you going in 2013:
- Think big, dream big, believe big, act big and the results will be big in 2013!
- If you’ve decided to get past the walls in 2013, you can climb over them, you can break through them, you can tunnel under them, or you can find a door!
- The question isn’t “CAN YOU” it’s “WILL YOU”.
- Its always ok to skip the part of the story where you say: “I can’t” and go straight to the part where you say: “LET’S BEGIN.”
- The other ones who say “you can’t” and “you won’t” are the ones scared that you will!
- Keep your eye on your goal in 2013 and make it YOUR year!
I wish you a wonderful 2013 with a lot of:
Around the turn of the year it’s always good to look back on the past year.
But this is an interesting quote:
“Most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year – and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade!” – Tony Robbins.
So do you remember 2003? That ‘s 10 years ago (and yes I know, it sounds like 3 years ago, but that’s another story).
Let’s go back to 2003:
- Where did you live?
- What were you like?
- Who were your friends?
- Did you have horses?
- What was your knowledge about horses?
- How capable were you as a rider?
- What were your hopes and dreams as a rider?
If someone had asked you in 2003:” Where will you be in 10 years?” What would you have told them? Are you today where you wanted to be back then?
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