The Game within the Game

“I just try to take away what I can from every situation, to always keep learning. Life is hard. Life is humbling. I do all I can to keep it simple.” – Mariano RiveraBaseball is not an easy sport. It is not simply hitting and fielding, but instead an incredible array of both physical and…

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The 7 Cardinal Sins of Mindset in Academics

Many of us have heard of the 7 cardinal sins, which are different thoughts/feelings/actions that prevent you from reaching your maximum potential as a person. Similarly, here are 7 cardinal sins that will block you from reaching your maximum potential as a student.  1. Indifference/Apathy- “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps…

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Mastering Pressure Situations

What pressures do you deal with? Before you can work to better yourself, it is important to first fully understand exactly what areas you are struggling with. Take a moment and list out the top 5 situations that make your palms sweat. These don’t have to be solely reserved to on the field, either. Add…

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10 Rules for the School Year

1. Never be outworked. 2. Don’t focus on your test scores. Focus on getting better and going after the toughest challenges. 3. Remember that being the smartest person in the room does not entitle you to an award. Being the best learner and the most teachable person in the room will lead you much farther. …

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