It’s that time of year when your social media feeds are filled with people declaring New Year’s resolutions. And with those declarations come all of the advertisements promising to help you lose that weight, save money on that gym membership, and get rich quick. But here’s the thing: the reason Read more…
I started out blogtober with a post on zhi or willpower. I focused mainly on yin zhi or the unconscious decisions that bring us to (or far away from) our life goals. When I wrote the post I thought, “Wouldn’t it be fun if I actually managed to do this thing?”
But, I don’t finish fun things easily.
My yin zhi has never lead me astray. But my yang zhi? That’s a whole different story.
You see, I am stubborn. If you’re being kind you’d call me “tenacious” or “determined” but it all amounts to the same thing: I push hard and I push long for the things I want. For important things like my clinic and my family, I can push through any mental resistance and laziness to get it done. But things that I do for fun? Or for my own self-care? That’s another story.