We are into week two of self-isolation. Here in Washington State, the Governor officially ordered that everyone stay inside unless it is absolutely essential to go out. Even then, we must stay a minimum of 6 feet away from each other.
This leads me to Thoughts from Quarantine 2: Solitary Confinement. I have a few realizations from last week and some new ideas for us Washingtonians who are now in a new level of lock-down.
They truly don't do it on purpose. However, some of the people who love you the most will be the same people who tempt you to abandon your goals.
It's grandmas who "know this pie is your favorite so I made it just for you." It's friends who tell you "you're not in bad shape, don't worry about it." Or, "we never see you anymore. You spend too much time at the gym."
They want to do nice things for you, spend time with you, and make you feel good about yourself. It's wonderful to know that you are loved, fun, and should feel amazing about who you are. In addition to all that, you can still have goals.
Here's how to manage your friends and family as they inadvertently try to sabotage your progress with all that love.
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