This a a great book that talks about the power of vulnerability. There is no shame in vulnerability. Putting yourself out there even though you have failed before is a great skill to cultivate. In baseball it is like stepping up to the plate to a pitcher who has been striking you out all day.
You need to be completely honest with yourself and everyone else. Honest about your strengths and your weaknesses.
Put your true self out there no matter what happens.
Be open to criticism and feedback of others.
Be so confident in your own skin that others opinions of you have no effect on you as a person.
Everyone is going through there own battles but you being open about yours makes it easier for other people.
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