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7 Smart Ways to Break the Cycles that have you Cynical

Updated: Jan 7, 2023

7 Smart Ways to Break the Cycles that have you Cynical - Lewis Performance Training

Are you stuck in our rut? Beat down by a daily grind that has you side-eyeing everyone in your path? If so, it’s time to make changes that let you break out of the ordinary and into the extraordinary. Here are seven things you can do to get you started!

Take a fitness class.

Your health is your most valuable asset, and a great way to keep it in check is to take a fitness class. Not sure where to start? The Trainer’s Gym offers a variety of classes, including a 90-minute long martial arts program that combines the best of three different martial arts disciplines, all with unlimited class access.

Start your own business.

While your health is your most valuable “possession,” you also have to work for your livelihood. However, if your job leaves you feeling less-than-enthusiastic each morning, it’s time to hop online and start your own business. Once you know what you want to do, you can save taxes on the money you earn without a great deal of paperwork by using an online formation service. You’ll save money going this route, but you will want to make sure to read up on your preferred service to make sure you’re getting the best price and service available.

Go back to school.

If you’re not quite ready to start your own business, consider going back to school. Earning an online degree, especially in business, which teaches everything from management and marketing to accounting and business practices, can help you get ahead career-wise. If you want to see your options, a quick search online is all it takes.

Change your wardrobe.

A quick glance at the style blog Inspired By Elle, and it is easy to understand why the clothes you wear have a profound impact on how you look and feel. If you are used to leggings and last year’s T-shirts, give yourself permission to splurge on a new outfit that lets you look as good as it makes you feel.

Learn to cook.

If you’re one of the 20% of Americans that The Ladders says only has one decent meal you know how to cook, it’s time to pull out the recipe book. Cooking is not only a life skill but mastering a few key dishes can give you confidence while encouraging you to eat healthier overall. One quick tip: invest in an air fryer that lets you cook healthier food faster without a huge investment in kitchen appliances.

Do yoga.

Penn Medicine Lancaster explains that yoga has roots that go back to ancient India. However, that doesn’t mean that it is an antiquated practice that holds no benefits for today’s lifestyle. By contrast, yoga offers many benefits, including helping you improve your strength and flexibility, pain relief, and relief of anxiety.

Make a new friend.

Chances are, you have plenty of “mom” friends or close acquaintances from work. You may even have kept in contact with your high school pals. But you are an adult, and you deserve adult friends that know you for who you are now, not what you were or solely in your role as a parent. Give yourself the opportunity, courage, and permission to make friends of all ages, ethnicities, and religious backgrounds. Having a diverse group of people in your life will open you up to new experiences that you can’t get when you box yourself into your current relationships.

Will changing jobs, earning a degree, or making new friends change your entire life? Maybe not. But all of these are great jumping-off points to help you break the cycle that has you stuck, unhappy, and in envy of those around you. Any of the above options can get you started, but it’s up to you to find the courage to move forward.

Contact The Trainer’s Gym today by submitting this form online. We’ll get back to you quickly so that you can get on your personal pathway to health as soon as possible.

Article Written by Sheila Olson

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