Post-Games Lesson: You Have Two Options In Life

August 23, 2016 by Joshua
in Blog


My post today, “Post-Games Lesson: You Have Two Options In Life” begins

Post-Games Lesson: You Have Two Options In Life

Even if we succeed, it can’t last forever. Why do we try?

The games in Rio just ended. Even the elite athletes’ glory is fading from the most intense high of their lives, that they trained and sacrificed most of their lives for, to regular lives.

As silver-medalist Adam van Koeverden said:

I woke up on Tuesday, after traveling home on Monday, and I thought to myself, ‘What do I have to do today?’ And the answer was nothing.

For a guy who won a silver, that transition sounds brutal. What about the majority who won nothing?

Wait a second… the rest of us woke up and asked what we had to do today too. Is it any easier for us? What’s different for someone who tried?

Getting down to it:

When success isn’t guaranteed and it can’t last forever anyway, why bother trying?

Read the rest at Post-Games Lesson: You Have Two Options In Life


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