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Caught in The Trap

You read a motivational post. Press like. Write a comment – ‘Yes, so true.’ Then you check to see who else liked it. Next, you share it and check every 20 minutes to count likes. Getting enough likes brightens your mood. Not enough likes darkens your mood. You keep checking and hoping for more likes hoping to get a boost, a shot of adrenaline, something to make you feel better, feel more alive. Then reality hits – you have done nothing to change for the better. You are caught in The Trap. You’re stuck in the same old thinking, doing the same old things that are making you grow old prematurely.

My social media experience has been governed by the 10-90 Rule – 10% has been extremely productive. 90% has been a colossal waste of time.  10% has resulted in meaningful connections. 90% has been 100% meaningless. 10% has made my life better. 90% has not. 10% has made my business better. 90% has not. 10% has added value, helped me grow. 90% has been valueless and stagnated growth.

Coaching football taught me that real positive change requires more than good intentions. Real positive change needs more than talk. Talk is cheap. So are good intentions. Positive change requires effort to make it work out. The problem with sustained, consistent effort is that it’s not what the human mind is naturally wired up to do. You have to change the wiring. Change the wiring, change the outcome.

The difference between making it work out and not making it work out is a radical change of mindset from what you have right now to a Transformational Mindset.

Transformational Mindset will positively change your life through limitless growth in mind, body, and soul. The good news is that anyone can develop it. The bad news is that 90% won’t because change causes fear. You have a choice to live a fear-based life or a purpose-driven life. You can live vicariously or furiously. You can live vicariously by watching others make it work out or you can live furiously by making it work out yourself. The solution is Coaching & Reps. Find a coach who will teach you and lead you through the reps needed to make the change needed. Join a team with a proven track record of building the Transformational Mindset.

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Blessings + all good things.


Gino Arcaro M.Ed., B.Sc., Level 3 NCCP coach

Owner – X Fitness

Head coach – Niagara X-men football

Host – Blunt Talk Podcast

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