My father, the former coach, and trainer of world and Olympic champions, taught me from when I was very young to celebrate significant moments. He told me that “reinforcing the positive and emotionally charged moments builds neurological pathways impacting the probability of success”… I had no idea what he was talking about! I was having fun, and dad began filming everything to show me examples of where I did well.
Now I understand what he meant. He explained that most people (especially adults) do not allow themselves to feel happy until they achieve their ultimate goal and don’t celebrate their successes along the way.
“The inability to celebrate the small steps on your path to your ultimate goal decreases your probability of reaching your intended destination.” “You must embrace the journey, celebrate your successes, and feel them as deeply as you (unquestionably) do with your failures.” “Focus on the positive, and your mistakes become your learning moment successes.”
– Dad (Olympic Coach – 2008 Beijing, China )
I co-created ‘Embrace The Journey’ to exercise my father’s advice. I am celebrating the small victories on my way to the larger of life’s arenas. Embrace The Journey is not exclusively about competition but learning and growing from the experience. Your success lives within how you react to the small, impactful moments of your journey. Sharing those moments helps to lift, encourage, and inspire.OpenSea