Many of us love the thought of starting a daily running habit. But running every single day often seems like an impossible thing to do. However, starting a daily running might be more achievable than you think.
12 months ago I ran exactly 0 miles a week. But now, I’m running 20 miles a week. I’m not saying that to brag. I know people who run three times more than that. Compared to them, I’m a rookie runner.
I’m not an athletic person, nor was I in great shape. I just went to the gym two times a week. That means this: If I can start a daily running or exercise habit, so can you.
How do you deal with pain? What do you do if you lose everything in life? What should you do if someone is dishonest? If you lived in ancient Rome, you would turn to philosophers for answers. Now, you go to Ryan Holiday.
A lot has changed since then. We no longer have to fear widespread disease, or that war can break out at any moment.
The Western world has never been this safe. And, for the first time in history, we can be whatever we want in life. We have time, resources, and most importantly, access to information.
Do you really think you’ll be successful if you simply copy other people’s habits? If that was the case, success was easy. You’ll have more chances to become successful by simply avoiding the bad habits of unsuccessful people.
I never met a successful person until I was 24. I grew up in a working-class family—I was more around people who were the opposite.
The first successful person I met was an entrepreneur in his forties. When I started my first real business, he was one of my first clients. When I met him, he was slightly overweight, had more money than he could count, and was merry all the time.
Want to read more? And does your reading list keep growing? It might be time to cross more books from your list this year than ever.
If you’re reading less than you want, you’re not the only one. One year ago I looked at my Goodreads page and noticed that I had read only five books in 2014. That realization frustrated me.