Acting Out Of Legacy- Motivation Isn't Always There

I'm going to reintroduce myself to those of you who don't know me.

Hey everyone I’m Nikelle- I’m a 22year old married mother of a 3 year old. I am a part time real estate agent, work from home construction estimator, building my own fitness business and a FULL TIME stay at home mom. Yes, I am a basket case, ask my husband. ON top of it, I recently started competing in fitness competitions,. Why do I do all of that? I am so deeply drawn to and driven by the process of struggle, perseverance, and triumph. But my ultimate goal is take that passion and throw it up on all of you, so here I am.

I want to talk about how to do what you have to do when you don’t want to do it. Getting out of bed at 6am to go to the gym. Putting in extra hours after work to get a raise. Simple things like doing the dishes and folding the laundry dry heaveugh if there is one thing Id love to never have to do again, its that. Everyone who is great or successful has something in common- they do what needs to be done even when they don’t want to. Sometimes this can be mistaken as “motivation”. I often get asked “nikelle, how do you keep motivation all the time?” HA! Motivation. That is super nice when it comes in spurts! But we can’t just preform when we get these motivation spurts. The other non-motivated times we do the crappy stuff ANYWAYS, I call that acting out of legacy. We aren’t doing something because we are excited about it, we aren’t doing it because we have a rush of adrenaline. We do it because it is just the type of person we want to be. Maybe you want to be the person who always has a clean house. Maybe you want to be the person who just doesn’t give up when it gets hard. Ever. In any situation. You just want to BE someone who pushed through the crap when it gets tough. Maybe you want to be someone that others look to for that so called “motivation”. That’s acting out of legacy. Doing it because you want to be that person consistently. Doing it

So right now. Pick one thing you have always wanted to do that you were either too afraid to do, or it sounded like too much work, or the grind just got to be too much. Mine was to learn a backhandspring. At 22, Im learning how to do a back handspring just because I was never able to do it. You're never too old, or too poor, or too out of shape or too ANYTHING to start working towards who you want to be tomorrow, a month from now, a year from now, or 10 years from now. Do it because you just want to be that type of person.

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