Why You Won't Wake Up Early to Work Out and Other Battles of Willpower and Inertia

Why You Won't Wake Up Early to Work Out and Other Battles of Willpower and Inertia

You say you are going to work out before work.

When the alarm goes off that brilliant plan seems absolutely ludicrous.  The idea of getting up, getting dressed, driving, working out, showering, changing for work, and driving some more…it’s just too daunting.  You hit snooze and go back to bed. 

The Value of Being with Someone in Their Pain

The Value of Being with Someone in Their Pain

It was not even a week after the break up of my first grown up relationship.  I was in my twenties and we had been together a lifetime. (That’s five years in twenty-year-old speak.)  I was crying as I talked with my dad about how difficult the mornings were for me. He said, “it’s like you wake up and before you are even completely conscious, you are already aware of the weight crouching on your chest.”