World No.1 Novak Djokovic has been inspiring many people around the globe, be it a sports fan or a non-sports fan. The human being that Novak Djokovic is even more impressive than the athlete Novak Djokovic. The Serbian’s ultimate goal is to become a better and better human being apart from being the best tennis player in the world.
Speaking to Jay Shetty on the subject of searching for creating and living his purpose, the Serb said: “Working on my strengths and weaknesses, physically, emotionally, spiritually, mentally, for the match that is coming up.”
He added, “When you are a professional athlete, you know its all about winning or losing, right?”
“I don’t see losing or failure as such. I see it as another great lesson that waits for me to learn from.”
The whole world has noticed the success of Novak Djokovic. Undoubtedly, he has been one of the most successful sportsmen in the world. But when Jay asked him about his definition of success or his greatest achievement in his life, Novak Djokovic answered: ”My greatest achievement is my open mind. I feel that with an open-mindedness type of perspective and approach to life, you help all the natural processes in yourself to flourish and to excel and you’re embracing the natural flow of life when you have to evolve and you have to develop and you have to learn.”
Novak Djokovic also talked about his comeback on the tour. The 15-time grand slam champion has done the impossible coming back from an injury to the best player in the world. Talking about his physical and mental challenges, Novak Djokovic said: ” In the impossible word there is I M Possible, right? So truly I don’t believe in something is impossible. I feel really everything is possible. I continue to learn from my wife. She has taught me a lot. She introduced me to yoga, she also taught me to write about the things that I am grateful for and I felt great, it helped me release a lot of things tending me up.”
Novak Djokovic has been at the top from the past several years. He has achieved the greatest feat in tennis. Though Novak Djokovic made it look a lot easier, it required a lot of hard work. But apart from the hard work, it requires a lot of homework and planning to win a match.
Novak Djokovic added, “I have the whole long and short term plan, can I get from here to there in a short time and doing your homework on the guy, the opponent that you are, where you are gonna play, the stadium, the crowd, the weather, it’s not just about the tennis match, it’s the work you do before that.”
Preparation is the most important thing in life. Whether it is an exam, a presentation or a match, the result depends on the preparation that you make.
“Preparation is a big, big thing. Science says that you need 21, 22 or 23 days that you need to shift from bad to a healthy habit and so you need persistence, discipline, repetition,” said Novak Djokovic.
“We need to feed subconscious with the transformation that is going to allow us to excel and to live the life that we want to, then that’s what’s going to happen because your subconscious doesn’t know what it’s good or bad for you.”
Novak Djokovic even talked about seeking the truth in life, he feels it is the most important part in ones life.
“I feel like, This is the time where we can expand our consciousness and get closer to what we are because the two most important questions are who we are and why we are here.”
“So I think also about the truth-seeking elements and part is quite also important, I consider myself a truth seeker and I try to get deeper and deeper to understand who we are, why are we here,” added Novak Djokovic.
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