When I got up this morning, I was reminded how frail the human body is. All day yesterday I stood on a concrete floor teaching a class on sales. Today I am paying for it, sore from my feet to my backside. But I was doing what I love to do and am healthy enough to do it.
So my question this morning is . . how is your health? Are you taking care of yourself so that you can meet the demands of your business? No one told you that owning and running a business was going to be easy. If you don't take care of yourself, poor health will be one more hurdle, one you don't need.
We are coming up on Christmas and New Years Eve. While we celebrate, we also put ourselves in harm's way with parties, family gatherings, concerts, and other functions where lots of food, drink, and (my personal favorite) candies, nuts and pastries of all kinds will be served. Plan ahead how much you will eat and drink, and then stop. It is easy to say oink and eat until you are stuffed, but think about the impact it will have on your body in long run.
In February, our newsletter will discuss "What if a disaster should strike?" I plan to discuss both heart attacks and strokes, and how to tell when they occur. Between now and then, keep yourself healthy so you can read it.
I tell Devon, "I plan to live forever. So far, so good." The reality is that we can determine our lifespan (in part) by watching what we eat and drink. Take care of yourself, your body might be younger than mine but it will age, and it is also frail.