A PRO ATHLETE’S LIFE LESSONS ON WHAT’S HOLDING YOU BACK (IN ANYTHING)

How competing with an edge and self-awareness can help you

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My Pro Athlete Sports Blog on Life Lessons #3| by Rosie yang on Unsplash

“Dude, just go play pro.”

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Going Pro Can Be Lonely | by asoggetti on Unsplash

As a 12-year pro point guard and two-time NBA failure, I learned some odd life lessons along the international road of pro basketball.

You are not that special. I am not special. We are both just alive, breathing oxygen until we don’t breathe oxygen anymore. And guess what?

Nobody really cares what you do as long as you try to do what makes you happy.

In my head, I forced those missed shots out of my head (really, they’ve never happened) because I only remember the ones I’ve made.

My life is learning and wanting to shut that voice the fuck up.

The truth is, you’re usually condoning yourself for not doing the things you’ve always wanted to do.

Pro Athlete Life Lesson #3: F*ck the Money, Stay Humble

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What do you want to become? Do?

I think Mark Manson said, “Being productive is just one way to live happier.”

Another Pro Athlete Life Lesson: Don’t Chase Your Ego — Chase Your Culture

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“play pro, go pro, be pro” by Cédric Klei on Unsplash

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