Do Not Go Gently

Do Not Go Gently

If there is any absolute truth to life, you can rest assured that it lies in the fact that time will never stops moving forward. Whether you like it or not, life is always moving in some direction. The only choice that you have in the never-ending motion, is deciding what exactly you are moving toward. Gravity will pull at your bones and your muscles beckoning them to the ground from which they came. As time marches on, your mind will begin to forget things that it once knew.

But you don't have to accept the reality that life is so eager to give you. You can fight back. You can fight gravity every day in the gym, wielding barbells as your primary weapon. You can keep your mind sharp by expanding it continuously, by learning new things, and by reading new books. Don't fast-forward your biological clock with processed food and GMO garbage. Don't settle for good enough because as long as there's a heart that beats in your chest, great is still an option.

Sadly, one day the clock will inevitably stop ticking. But winning in this game isn’t about cheating an inevitable outcome. It’s about working everyday toward a life that you can be proud of. It’s about treating your body and your mind like the vehicles that they are, propelling you to the life that you want. So although time may not appear to be on your side, it is like anything else in life; you have a choice. You don't have to allow circumstance to dictate the outcome. As Dylan Thomas once said, “do not go gently, rage, rage against the