The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
 
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul. 29, 2006
    Location
    Colorado- Yee Haw!
    Posts
    2,752

    Default How do you keep motivated when the days get shorter?

    I've had a great summer getting out and biking etc after work. Trying to keep motivated when it gets dark early is a challenge...



  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep. 20, 2008
    Location
    Beautiful Western Washington
    Posts
    1,342

    Default

    Coffee-- lots of it! I hate winter. I really get hit hard with the blues. I can already feel it starting!
    www.windhorsefrm.org and on Facebook too!
    Where mares rule and Basset Hounds drool!



  3. #3
    Join Date
    May. 30, 2006
    Posts
    599

    Default

    vitamin d

    exercise even when i don't really feel like it.

    once again, i should have already gotten out the damn light box.

    coffee, coffee, coffee.

    count down the days until more sun if only to keep in mind that it will return. must be ready for it!



  4. #4
    Join Date
    May. 12, 2000
    Location
    NE TN, USA
    Posts
    6,201

    Default

    More motivated here. Less time to get outdoor things done, so hustle, hustle, hustle!
    “There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.”
    John Adams



  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jun. 4, 2002
    Location
    Suffolk, VA
    Posts
    16,684

    Default

    I do lots of stuff in the Fall so I try to stay positive and think of all the rest I'll get come winter after a busy summer farming and doing the markets. I am going backpacking next week...75 miles across the Great Smokies, then two weeks later we are horse camping and trail riding. After that is Thanksgiving and turkey processing and sales, then the holidays and then maybe I'll have time to do some fun inside stuff like jigsaw puzzles! I enjoy doing that but rarely have a free minute any time but the deepest winter.



Similar Threads

  1. anyone else just not feeling too motivated?
    By gallopinggal in forum Off Course
    Replies: 23
    Last Post: Aug. 20, 2012, 06:22 PM
  2. Staying motivated when you keep getting knocked down
    By spacytracy in forum Equestrians with Disabilities
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: Jul. 23, 2011, 08:25 PM
  3. Help Me Get Motivated
    By BetterOffRed in forum Dressage
    Replies: 37
    Last Post: Nov. 11, 2010, 12:25 PM
  4. How to keep motivated?
    By toby7891 in forum Eventing
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: May. 27, 2010, 11:45 PM
  5. How to get the Motivated Canter with Impulsion?
    By dainty do in forum Hunter/Jumper
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: Oct. 27, 2009, 08:12 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
randomness