Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Watch the Olympics

The Olympics is a uniquely exciting and inspiring event. You have the opportunity to see top-level athletes who have a dream, have set many goals along the way to meet that dream, and have worked extremely hard to make their dream come true. They often had a mixture of successes and setbacks to work through, which made them stronger individuals.

Athletes have a mentality that can take them far in many areas of life as well as in their sport. You can use the excitement and inspiration you gain from watching the Olympic athletes on television to create dreams of your own and make your own dreams come true.

Here are ten reasons why you should watch the Olympics:

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July 27, 2012

Build on Love and Skill at the Beginning of the Season

Today, I’d like to share a post my mom, Deb Chitwood, published at Raising Figure Skaters. It tells about the work skaters can do at the beginning of the season and the benefits for skaters attending summer skating school. It also has a motivational word-art freebie.

Here are the first two paragraphs:

Each sport has its pre-season time to build. And I think we can look at almost anything as pre-season whenever we’re starting a new project or new time of our lives.

This is the beginning of the season for many in competitive figure skating. I always enjoyed watching how skaters go through the process of finding the right music, choreographing programs, and designing costumes. At the same time, extra emphasis is placed on developing and refining skating skills at the beginning of the new season.

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April 27, 2012

Make 2011 Your Year of Success through Goals

Are you feeling excited and into 2011? Or maybe you had a great holiday season but still don’t feel ready to get going again. Whether you feel ready to throw yourself into the new year with full force or are lacking enthusiasm, you can make 2011 your year of success! The key is to begin now with setting your goals and starting to achieve them!

Here are 5 ways to help 2011 be your year of success…

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January 6, 2011