Today is Day 21 of #HAWMC (WEGO’s Health Activist Writers Monthly Challenge). The prompt today is:
Monday Motivation: What’s your life slogan?
Explain what words or mantra keep you going and why.
I’ve spoken about quotes that help me through, but there is one mantra that I will start to chant when things get particularly tough.
Just keep swimming.
When I saw Finding Nemo and heard Dory say, “Just Keep Swimming”, to get her through all of her challenges, I started saying it to remind me to keep going even through the hard times. It started out as a joke, but it stuck around because it made me feel better. If I can “just keep swimming” I’ll be okay.
I admit when this prompt came up I had no idea what to write about, I’ve already told most of what I live by, my favorite mindfulness quotes that mean so much to me and the chant I use when I have vertigo, but those things just didn’t seem to fit in here. I turned and asked my hubby what he thought and he immediately said, “Just Keep Swimming”. I guess it’s a pretty good mantra, and I guess he knows me pretty well.
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