Being tired doesn’t make you special. Being busy doesn’t make you special. We all woke up early today. We all have our shit. You can choose to be the victim, or you can choose to change your attitude. It’s about making a choice.
-My SoulCycle instructor, Lauren
It was 6am on a Thursday. The room was dark and warm and I could feel the pounding bass reverberate through my bones. There were nearly 60 of us packed into the room, sweat already beading on our foreheads as we adjusted our bikes and began to pedal.
But as I tried to close my eyes and get into the zone for the next 45 minutes of this SoulCycle class, I struggled. I was so tired.
And then my instructor, Lauren, dished up the quote above and it was a lightbulb-flashing-much-needed-sermon to my ears and my heart. At that moment I knew–
Sometimes what we need a big serving of tough love with a side helping of quit the bullshit to get us where we need to go.
So here’s a helping served up fresh.