“Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.” ― Theodore Roosevelt
End on empty.
How many times have you gotten to the end of the workout, and wished you’d pushed yourself harder? It’s easy to coast sometimes, thinking we’re going as hard as we can. Yet, we leave and in the back of our minds, know we didn’t give it all we’ve got. We cheated ourselves from pushing our limits that day. So we find more motivation the next time we enter the gym to go harder and try to leave it all out there.
How many of you athletes remember the last game you played? Did you leave everything out on the field, being completely empty of energy/strength/fire at the final whistle because you gave your all?
Or how about those of us who have lost someone dear this year – we always look back wish we’d said one more “I love you” or gave one more affirmation that we let go unsaid.
For better or worse, 2016 isn’t over yet.