Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Train like an athlete for your dream

I love this time of year because it's sports all the way. First there's my beloved Wimbledon and the Tour de France, not to mention the Olympics. Athletes endure hours of training a day. You are no different than an athlete because you train.

According to Dominique Moceanu (Olympic gymnast), training is all about trying something new. She said it best in her book, "It's why you go to the gym . . . to explore possibilities." Granted your dream might not require a gym (in my case, that's a blessing-can you imagine me on a balance beam?) but you get the point.

Whether you’re a writer, painter, dancer or whatever, your dream requires you to train. Take chances, explore new worlds and have courage. You are on the road to your dream. It’s a bumpy and thrilling ride. One minute you can be frustrated as all get up and the next you can flying high over a new achievement.

Train like no other and know this, my friend, your dream is gonna change lives.


Cassidy Wadsworth said...

Thanks for this, Russo! Just what I needed :)

Janiel Miller said...

Yay! Good post! I like the idea of exploring the possibilities.

I want to see you on a balance beam, Russo. I did a trapeze once. I was a dork. It's on film. Maybe we can just use a curb for the beam. How 'bout that? :)

Norma Beishir said...

That's what I admire most about you, Russo...you're a real, flat-out optimist!

I'd comment more often if the friggin' captchas weren't such a challenge for my impaired vision....

jjsundevil said...

olympix make me happy
you make me happy
i miss you russie

William Kendall said...

As a kid, for exercises I was supposed to use a balance beam to help along my fine coordination. I remember disliking it!