“Be open to improving,” this was a statement in a medical article that caught my eye. As I read the article it discussed the idea of expanding our everyday thoughts and actions to include ideas that we hadn’t tried before or that seemed to difficult to perform.
What a great idea. Since our bodies and minds are made to move, what better way to test the limits of both. If we only do what is “known” and what we are familiar with everyday, then our bodies and our minds develop a pathway into the “known.” It’s logical then that those pathways are the most developed. But what about the millions and millions of other UNUSED pathways in our bodies?
Imagine all the neurons that never get used. What about the muscles that never get enough exercise or stretching? How long has it been since your lungs took a nice, full, deep breath of crystal, clean air? When was the last time your eyes saw the most gorgeous sunrise known to mankind? When did your feet touch the top of a high mountain in an exhausting climb? What about those upper arm muscles having a good, challenging workout? Can you remember when you engaged in an exhilarating conversation with a group of friends discussing a passionate subject?
These are all things which need to be explored. Only you know the answer. The answer will only come to you if you are – open to improving.
Have a stimulating day…