"As a solid rock is not shaken by the wind,so the wise man does not waiver before blame or praise." -The Dhammapada-
This quote reminded me of a principle that Coach John Wooden used to teach his students and players. Always keep a level head. Do not let the praises go to your head when winning. Neither put much credence into the complaints and critiques that come your way with losing.
Just give your best, try your hardest and keep practicing and perfecting the fundamentals. For in the end,what is most important is that you can look in the mirror and know that you gave it your all.
That's my view..what say you?
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