I need you all to explain something to me. What is this magical power that “Monday” seems to have? Ah! Everything seems to wait until Monday. A friend will talk to me about reinvesting themselves in working out – going to the gym, running in their neighborhood, biking to work, you name it – I am, of course, slightly intimidated and incredibly impressed by their commitment and drive. Then they say those three little words – no, not “I love you”, but of course they do, but “I’ll start Monday.” What? Wait a minute – why wait until Monday? Dude, it’s, like, Tuesday…
I have been guilty of this myself. Somehow there is this idea what any new change has to happen at the beginning of the week or it isn’t “official” or something. That is crap, I tell you, crap. You want to start something new? Want to make a change? Well, there is no time like the present. Start today. Right now. This minute. Don’t even wait to start tomorrow morning. Now!
You may be wondering why I am being so pushy – well, a lot can happen between now and tomorrow morning or Monday. A lot can happen between now and then that will interfere with you plans. It is too easy to keep putting things off until Monday, next month, summer, after the holidays, etc. Procrastination party of one! If you are motivated now and have created a plan – do it. I don’t care if you ate the junk foodiest breakfast on Earth this morning, you can still start your plan to eat healthier now. Spent a crap ton at the mall today? Well, you can start being more “fiscally responsible” right now.
So, the next time you are going to make a change in your life, please remember – there is no time like the present.