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Step out of your comfort zone

Step out of your comfort zone

Written by: Spencer Robinson

What if we never left our comfort zone? Humans are creatures of habit. Routines are formed to ensure security and predictability in an unpredictable world. It’s human nature to choose familiarity over risk. Staying in the comfort zone is easy, but leaving it is difficult and creates an uncertain path. Stepping out of your comfort zone leaves you vulnerable and the stakes are high. Revealing our authentic selves opens a great possibility of being misunderstood, labeled, and worst of all; rejected. However, people like people who aren’t perfect. Those who have the courage to be imperfect can be undeniably fulfilled,...

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How to impress her

How to impress her

Written by: Hannah Flood

A woman's perspective on five different things you can do to impress her. 1. Step up your style People respond to how you dress and what you wear speaks volumes about who you are. If you want a nice girl, dress nice. Plain and simple. 2. Take her on a real date No, not Netflix in the basement. Not a 20 minute trip to her favorite fast food restaurant. Take her on a date that forces both of you to step outside of your comfort zone. Ice skating, dinner theaters, sushi bars, something that allows her to relax, have fun and...

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The underlying key to success in sports

The underlying key to success in sports

Written by: Tyler Ockuly

Failure is a cornerstone to success for those who are willing to learn from it. If you were to ask Major League Baseball hall of famer Ted Williams what failure is his response would probably lead you to the greatest season of his life. In 1941, Williams failed six out of every ten plate appearances, making his single season batting average .406. A record that still stands today.Baseball is one of a few sports that revolve around failure, and those who are mentally tough enough to accept that are the ones who are in position to succeed. No player in...

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The benefits of travel

The benefits of travel

Written by: Karlee Szeliga

“Experiences are more valuable than money will ever be.” Whether it’s a trip up north or exploring the other side of the world, travel should always be a top priority in your life. Experiences are arguably the best way to spend your money, and more importantly your time. Here’s why: You gain confidence from immersing yourself in the unknown. Empowering yourself to make decisions and do things you never thought you could do, helping you rid yourself of your ‘comfort zone.’ Adventure allows you to break free from the monotony of everyday life. Routine lets you live a conventional life...

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What it means to Be UNRL

What it means to Be UNRL

Written by: Spencer Robinson

A brief model of what it takes and what it means to be UNRL. When the why is clear, the how is simple. No athlete wants to just make the team. Athletes strive to be the best. A competition nonetheless, but it’s not a competition with others. It’s a competition with yourself. It’s a commitment to getting a little faster, a little stronger, and a little smarter each day. It is the belief to become the best version of you, not only in image, but also in character. Not a place to arrive at, but an everyday journey taken one...

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