Motivation during the down times

Have you ever experienced anything similar to what’s going on in the world these days? I know I haven’t. Natural disasters, escalating conflict, solar minimum, famine, disease, unemployment, pandemic, isolation… dare I say ‘what’s next’?

Throughout all of this we’re encouraged to focus on staying fit, healthy and mentally well but not necessarily told ‘how’ to get started or maintain  momentum.

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So, what’s anxiety?

So… anxiety is a totally normal reaction to danger. It’s a self-preservation mechanism that your mind has developed in order to keep you safe and alive.

If you’re feeling a bit anxious it’s likely that your body’s automatic fight-or-flight response has been triggered due to a perceived threat.

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