There are many highs and lows on the road to becoming a successful athlete. What we hear are those highs but those lows are sometimes left in the background. The highs are thus a result of the hard work and sacrifice–yet understanding those moments are important to truly comprehending success.
Take a few moments and choose an athlete you admire. Watch a bio or read book on them if you can. Focus on obstacles he or she had to overcome in order to succeed. This is a very important exercise as it will give you a strong foundation of what you need to do in order to move to the nnext level in your career development.