There is a difference between losing and being beaten.
It is the start of the wrestling season and the first rankings of the year have just been released.
And you are not ranked.
What do you do?
“My philosophy was when I walked on the mat I knew that I out trained the guy in front of me and I was going to wear him down no matter what I was doing.”
In the long run, a loss that makes you humble will more beneficial than a win that makes you arrogant.
Natural Talent + Work + Time + Grit = Success
Imagine being on The Titanic and being separated from your loved ones for the two hours and twenty minutes it took to sink into the Atlantic Ocean.
I wish my eyes were camera’s and my heart was a DVR, so what I am currently witnessing could be forever saved to my soul.
“I am walking away from him,” he confesses.
Walking away is the exact thing the other side wants. Instead of walking away, you need to take the hit.
Every test you face where you do the work, make the sacrifice, and absorb the pain of struggle, is recorded by your mind.
The results are stored deep in your subconscious.