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Retired NFL Player Talked About Motivation

Now with the time we spend in our homes because of the stay-at-home order, we have more time to think and take some time to do some of the things we are passionate about. Mitch Mathews is a retired football player who played for the BYU Cougars and the NFL for the Kansas City Chiefs, Cleveland Browns, Minnesota Vikings and Miami Dolphins. He is currently an entrepreneur and a motivational speaker.

“Really at this time everyone needs some more motivation and so I try to be a catalyst for that,” he said.

He said some qualities he needed to achieve his goals are hard work and motivation. Mathews said he is thankful he has been around people who are dedicated and motivational. He likes sharing what he knows about motivation and wants others to benefit from it.

“You sure as heck have time to exercise now, it’s just whether you are willing to do it or not,” he said.

Mathews said this time is the time for people to adapt and take advantage of the opportunities we have to try new things. We usually complain about how there are not enough hours in the day and that there are so many new things you always want to do, now is the time for you to do that project you always wanted to do.

“I know how important motivation is, I know how it can swing back and forth,” Mathews said. “I know how much more discipline is than motivation and so if I have something to say that I think thousands and thousands of my followers or people would benefit from I better by saying it.”

Even though in high school he excelled in a lot of different sports, his true passion was football. However, that didn’t stop him from doing the necessary things to make it to the NFL. He had to train, be disciplined, eat healthy and practice.

He has also applied the skills he learned in his professional football life to his business and those qualities have helped him to succeed with his company.

“This will come to an end; this will come to an end 100 percent,” he said. “With that being said, what will you have to show for it when it does come to an end? Will you have eight weeks of sitting in your couch, or will you have half a book written, or genealogy done, or will have a healthier diet completed, or will you have changed of habits that you needed to change?”

To learn more about Mitch Mathews, you can check him in social media on all of the platform @mitchmathews10.