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Fitness and motivation, Health and happiness, TED Talks / January 19, 2017

Is There A Difference Between Winning And Success?

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Right from when we are first at school to when we are chasing job promotions, as humans we are conditioned to believe the importance in success and winning.

However have you ever succeeded in your goal, or "won" so to speak, only to find yourself strangely deflated? 
 
This super inspiring TED Talk from John Wooden suggests that actually success is more about the journey than the outcome and that the effort you put in to achieve your goals is more rewarding both psychologically and physically. 
 
If you only take a few things away from this video then make sure it's just a few of John's many wise words of wisdom: 
 
1. Be the best version of YOU - stop comparing yourself to someone else and feel proud in your own achievements 2. Successful players are not always the stars, but rather those who develop their skills to their maximum capacity 3. “Success: peace of mind attained only through self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to do the best of which you’re capable.”
 
Count this as 15 minutes of your ME time today and watch this awesome video now or as soon as you have time to put your feet up!
 

 

 

 

 

Tags: Fitness and motivation, Health and happiness, TED Talks

Laura

Written by Laura

After 3 years of excess at uni took a serious toll on my waistline and wellbeing, I found that a love for strength training, HIIT and spin classes were key to keeping me healthy and happy. I'm at the forefront of finding out and creating awesome stuff about health, fitness and happiness for our Movers and when I'm not at work I love nothing more than pizza and prosecco in the sun with friends. What motivates me? Knowing that life is short...

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