JohnA Passaro — Chapter Samples

Don’t Let One Loss Beat You Twice

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Like every coach, parent or any other person who has ever attempted to shake some sense into the wrestler during a semi-slide knows, witnessing a semi-slide is one of the most helpless feelings one could ever experience in the sport.

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99% Effort Is Not Enough

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One of the greatest lessons I have learned from the sport of wrestling is that the outcome isn’t the goal. Your output is. You can’t control the outcome. You can control your output.

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I Thought I Knew, But Now I Know

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Just as the benefit of writing is not to be discovered, but to discover; the key to life is not to live, but to be alive.

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In the Eye of the Storm

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A collection of inspirational stories, poems, aphorisms and thoughts on converting adversity, chaos, loss, grief into a newfound perspective on life.

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Who Would Win in a Fight Between a Lion and a Shark?

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Imagine if the shark chose to fight the lion on land. Or if the lion chose to fight the shark in the sea?

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