Once you decide to unleash your Phat Maverick and be who you were born to be it can be quite freeing. Not gonna lie, it can be a little scary too just because you are giving up what you are conditioned to accept as normal. You may even wonder What do I do now? Well to start, you embrace all the possibilities that have been stifled deep inside of you for years. Then you stand up tall and proud and know that you can push yourself to accomplish any goal and any dream you desire. So, get to it and start believing in the best version of you and who you were born to be. That’s what being a Phat Maverick is all about, Lifting, Pushing and Pulling for a better tomorrow.
Women need to know that their goals and dreams are worth achieving and that it is ok to spend time and energy on accomplishing every one of them. NEWSFLASH!! It is ok to make yourself a priority! I have often used my family, work and lack of time as an excuse not to put me first, especially when it comes to being healthy and exercising. I am sure I’m not the only woman out there that is exhausted after work, after cleaning the house, washing the laundry, folding the laundry, taking the kids to baseball, bringing the kids back home, cooking dinner, cleaning up dinner, reviewing homework and all the other unmentioned tasks that attach themselves to me like blood sucking leeches throughout the day. By the end of all this craziness, I just want to curl up with a glass of wine or two and watch one episode of one of the 12 shows I recorded last season before the new season starts. I certainly do not have any interest in walking or running on that “must have” treadmill I use as a place to hang laundry. So, to give me hours back in my day so I can do the things that are important to me I sometimes skip the cleaning! That’s right people, I said it! Ya Happy- I admitted it? I skip the cleaning! And if you walked into my house there are days you would know I was telling the truth. I am working very hard not to let my cluttered house drive me crazy.
The best tip I can give anyone wondering how to get done what they want to get done is to stop talking about it and DO IT. Make the time. Find the time. Amelia Earhart said it best, “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” Don’t look back on life and realize all you did was talk about your dreams and goals. Don’t be “that woman.” I have seen it many times in the great big world of business. People talk talk talk about doing something. Then they talk about a plan, then schedule some time to talk to others about the plan, then they review the plan, and then they change the plan and the vicious cycle repeats. So I give to you the word of the day -EXECUTE! Execute the darn plan already and adjust the plan as you go. The worst thing that could happen is still never worse than never STARTING. SO DO IT! Push yourself forward! If all else fails in getting motivated to start, call on your Phat Maverick; she is there with you ready to lift, push and pull you!