Wellfie Wednesday Tip #129: Dream Challenge

Welcome Back! Happy Wellfie Wednesday! This week’s post is brought to you by Aaron (@FreestylePhysio). Enjoy! 

I have a challenge for our readers this week for those willing to give it a shot. But first, a quick back story behind its inspiration. One podcast I like to listen to is called Redesigning Wellness. One of my favorite episodes is number 84 with Mary Miller, CEO of JANCOA. The JANCOA story is incredible. In fact, a book was inspired by it. JANCOA is a janitorial services company. As you could imagine, the Janitorial industry has a very high turnover rate. The JANCOA team sought out to fix this problem. However, along their journey they discovered the root cause of turnover was not what they expected, and the “Dream Manager” program was eventually born as a result. Dreaming seems as natural to humans as breathing. I really feel like it’s essential to well-being. Dreams are visions of hope. The book ends with a challenge, to write down 100 dreams. They offer 12 categories to help your brainstorming process:  

  • Physical

  • Emotional

  • Intellectual 

  • Spiritual 

  • Psychological 

  • Material

  • Professional 

  • Financial 

  • Creative

  • Adventure 

  • Legacy

  • Character 

It seems like a fitting time of year to bring this up, given we are approaching the holidays, allowing many of us to break from the daily grind and have time to reflect. Plus, new year resolutions are right around the corner #NewYearNewMe. Why just have one resolution, WHEN YOU CAN HAVE 100???! (CAPS FOR SARCASM). In all seriousness though, I think it’s a good exercise and noticing the themes in your list will likely tell you something about what is most important to you. Don’t overthink it. No matter how big or small, how practical or ridiculous, write down 100 dreams and see what comes to mind. I plan on taking some time to do it, and I hope you will too. More importantly, I hope you all have an awesome holiday season. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! 

Thanks for all of the support, be sure to post your pictures this week and tag the WW crew members in your post (@TheFuelPhysio@Eric_in_AmERICa@FreestylePhysio@DianaKlatt) and keep the wave of healthy change going!

- WW Crew