Category: sports

5 Types of People in a Parade

The 2018 Winter Olympics has officially launched. I am an ardent follower of the Olympics and anticipate amazing athletic feats, as always. To start this Olympic Journey, I, along with millions, watched the Opening Ceremonies. It’s something I feel like I should do before I can partake in the Olympic Games as an irrelevant observer. ...

second place sadness

No one strives for second best. Even those who know their abilities elude a podium finish never train with a second place wish. That is the most pitiful approach to training. The saddest spot on that podium is the second-place stage. Do not apply basic logic to this situation; second place should be great, much ...

thinking a breakdown

I admire people who can move with grace and beauty. Like a ballerina who floats through the room or a sprinter who runs with tight precision, their agile movements are spellbinding. (My movements cannot be described with the same energy, but being able to waddle through rush hour crowds is good too) Both the ballerina ...

can you dope with coffee?

Coffee’s special powers are discovered early in life. Due to its legality and ubiquity, coffee has grown into an uncontested fixture of modern life. Coffee tantalizes the senses, with avid coffee drinkers seeking its sumptuous aroma and smooth taste. Of course, coffee, via its caffeine, also offers some other obvious benefits. Are these gains grounds ...

when being a good sport is wrong

Protests are public pleas protecting or creating common good. This common good varies among communities and individuals, which is why protests appear disturbing to some. Burning rigid representations onto things makes one ignorant of the multiplicity that all things convey. As people ignore the cries for help and demands for change, a malicious functional fixedness ...