“I love this experience because it led me to develop a deeper understanding of the people involved in an organization before making a decision about mutual commitment. Know before you go.” (p.414)
“the way he talks about their relationship and what he learned from his coach is absolutely beautiful and still sits with me.”
It got me focusing on giving my absolute best in any given situation without the pressure of constantly stacking myself up to others.
The new mindset allowed me to truly fall in love with the process.” (p.422)
“Anyone can go to the gym and work very hard when they want to. But who does it when they don’t feel like it? Even when they are tired?
In these situations, my why helps me. My why is my grandma and her light.
Figuring out your why is so crucial to success in life.
“The belief that my best is enough. It is so easy to get caught up in the thought that to win a competition, a training day, or whatever the task, you must do something extraordinary. I have found that my absolute best is the best possible outcome. That is a “win.” to do your best may sound easy, but it is anything but. It requires everything you’ve got… and no less. The beauty of it is that it is totally within your control. You can always give you absolute best effort regardless of physical state or circumstances. That, to me is always a win. (p.424)