The Man In The Arena

Man in the arena

You might be familiar with this quote by Pres. Theodore Roosevelt! I love it. It’s inspiring and motivating to me, hopefully for you as well.

“It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood who strives valiantly, who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming but who does actually strive to do the deeds, who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions: who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while DARING GREATLY, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”

My favorite thought is “…there is no effort without error and shortcoming….” Being all in doesn’t come without setbacks. It’s possible to be present in the moment, process your emotions, and keep taking action anyway. You’ve got this!

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