It’s the day after the St. George Half Marathon, or what I’ve dubbed my “sacred quest,” and the lessons of the quest keep coming.
Here’s another one I’ve relearned along the way: we're often tempted to compare ourselves to others, whether in business, with our bodies, brains or bank accounts.
And those comparisons can make us try to fight to be as good as someone else or just make us feel inferior, behind, or like we’ve been dealt a bad genetic hand.
But guess what?
Your life is a sacred quest with your inner self and the invaluable lessons meant just for YOU, and if you look at others and what they’re doing, you’ll miss the miracles waiting for you in your life.
Believe me, I get it; it can be a tough pill to swallow. Here I am, running alongside seasoned athletes who seem to have unlocked the secrets of time travel to achieve their speed. But their journey is not mine, and their bodies are certainly not mine either. Their achievements, their victories – those are uniquely theirs.
It reminds me of a scene in the movie “Creed” when Rocky Balboa has Adonis Creed look in the mirror as he says, “you see this guy in the mirror? That’s your biggest opponent. When you get in the ring, it’s between you and you.”
So, whether you're running toward a goal, embarking on a new career, or pursuing a personal passion, remember this: it's between you and you.
Embrace the challenges and celebrate the victories, no matter how big or small. Because at the end of the day, it's not about perfection; it's about the progress of how you feel about yourself and the journey you're on.
So, my fellow quest-seekers, keep your eyes on your own prize, dance to the rhythm of your own journey, and enjoy the gifts that come your way.
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