"You'll never hit a home run if you don't swing the bat."
Like most of baseball, this quote applies to life. Too often we find ourselves hesitating.
Hesitating to ask that guy/girl out.
Hesitating to actually step inside that new gym.
Hesitating to hit "publish" on that blog post.
We spend our entire life hesitating in fear.
But Competitors aren't like most people.
It's been a rollercoaster of a year for me personally. For each win experienced, I seem to take a gut punch. It's almost like a constant, emotional yo-yo up and down. Do you know that feeling?
It's been a hard ride to hang onto. During those down times, it's far too easy for doubt to creep in and whisper lies. When I experience a small win, I flinch, just waiting for fear to remind me that it won't last. The turbulence creates difficulty in staying focused on the outside goals I have. It's during this time I have to force myself to hunker down and hang on.
Courage or comfort? What will you choose? You will never experience success from the safety of your comfort zone. No growth, no goals, no greatness is ever found in comfort. Muscles must be broken down through resistance training in order to grow stronger. Diamonds are created from high temperatures and pressure exerted on them. And great...
What is more important, hype or heart?
Hype | /hīp/ | extravagant or intensive publicity or promotion. Also known as a deception carried out for the sake of publicity.
Heart | /härt/ |courage or enthusiasm especially when maintained during a difficult situation.
People love hype. We crave our names on billboards, our pictures in every magazine, and the perks of hype & fame. Who doesn’t want to be “the next great ______?” You fill in the blank. Hype leads sports writers to claim greatness for athletes before they ever play a down at the highest level.