This Tuesday, some of us find ourselves staring down a four-day week, and likely need all of the motivation we can get.
Lucky for us, we’re in the middle of the Olympic Games, one of the most universally motivating global events, so we don’t have to look too far.
And as easy as it is to be inspired by the victories, what I find almost more inspiring is seeing how these stars recover from their failures, and nowhere is that more immediate than in figure skating and ice dancing. Read the rest of this entry
The Olympics are about many things. They’re about building bonds, strengthening friendships, making new connections, the spirit of competition, and, to a certain degree, winning.
Of course, even at the Olympics, there are different types of winning. Yes, there’s the glory of standing on the podium, and accepting a medal (and stuffed tiger) that validates all hard work you’ve put in. But if Twitter has taught us nothing else, you don’t have to win a medal to win the hearts (or at least the snark) of the viewing public. Read the rest of this entry
Happy Monday, crusaders! Congratulations on officially making it through the first full weekend of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
Seeing as we’re now several days into the games, I’m going to assume that we have all reached peak expertise in luge, curling, ice dancing, speed skating, and everything else these Games have thrown at us.
So it goes without saying that this Monday, the only motivation you’re going to need is happening right now (or on a slight tape delay) in PyeongChang, South Korea… Read the rest of this entry
Happy Sunday, fellow crusaders! Thanks for taking a break from the Olympics.
By now I expect you’ve discovered your new passion for ice dancing and slopestyle. You’re probably also obsessed with and/or slightly confused by the North Korean cheer army. And you may still be wondering what curling is all about.
No matter where you are in your Olympic journey, there’s still plenty more to see. Before you get back to it, here are a few #SundayFunday highlights to relive or catch you up on the games so far. Read the rest of this entry
Okay fellow Olympic addicts, it’s Friday and the 2018 Winter Olympics have officially started! Yes, that’s right, as you were catching a few extra z’s and starting your day, the opening ceremony was happening.
But don’t worry, you’ll get another chance to show your Olympic spirit, and watch the opening ceremony, this evening. It may not be live, but it still counts. In the mean time, it’s time to get yourself ready for a flurry of unfamiliar sports. Read the rest of this entry