Novak Djokovic’s words on PRESSURE for athletes seems to take a MASSIVE …

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Perfectly said!!!! I tell my son the same thing, since he has aspirations to be a professional athlete. You have to be mentally tough to handle the pressure. You have to be mentally tough to handle anything and everything in life, regardless of what you’re doing.

Bank of Estonia Finds ‘Unlimited’ Potential in Digital Euro Test – CoinDesk

Estonia’s central bank made bold claims about a blockchain-based digital euro following an experiment with some euro-area central banks.
— Read on www.coindesk.com/bank-of-estonia-finds-unlimited-potential-in-digital-euro-test

The digital financial system is here and has been here for a while now. Only thing left to do is have some black sawn event to “speed” up the full scale adoption of this technology. I can’t call it new since it’s been in the works for years….

Barack Obama joins NBA Africa as minority owner

Barack Obama joins NBA Africa as minority owner
— Read on nypost.com/2021/07/28/barack-obama-joins-nba-africa-as-minority-owner/amp/

The countries in Africa should have their own league independent of the NBA and any help from the United States. But that’s just my opinion based on how the NBA has influenced the modern game of basketball. And the fact that Nigeria recently beat the USA Olympic team too. 🤷🏾‍♂️

People With Mental Health Disorders Nearly Twice As Likely To Die From Covid, Study Finds

People with serious disorders like bipolar and schizophrenia were at even greater risk, the researchers said, as they called for mental health patients to be prioritized for vaccination efforts.

— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/roberthart/2021/07/28/people-with-mental-health-disorders-nearly-twice-as-likely-to-die-from-covid-study-finds/amp/

So a study was completed that found out mental health affects your immune system when dealing with diseases, such as COVID-19….. A fucking waste of money, time, and resources. 🤦🏾‍♂️💀

Foolish: Simone Biles Makes QUITTING Seem Heroic

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And now she quit the individual all around too…. It doesn’t matter who you are, quitting should be avoided at all costs. Always try no matter the circumstances or the outcome. But it is ok to quit sometimes. The hard thing to believe about this is that she’s such a competitor that she quit at the highest moment and one of the highest levels of competition. She also (literally) quit on her team.

We often focus on the physical aspects of sports but we should never ignore the mental aspects as is the mind is everything. Sports are more mental than physical and to be one of the best in anything you do, you have to be mentally tough.

I question if this was her actual decision or was she told to do this. Then again, maybe I just have a hard time believe I g a top athlete who is consider one of the best to ever compete in her sport, a quitter….

VA is first federal agency to mandate COVID vaccines for workers

“We’re mandating vaccines for Title 38 employees because it’s the best way to keep Veterans safe, especially as the Delta variant spreads across the country,” McDonough said in a statement released by the agency.

— Read on nypost.com/2021/07/26/va-is-first-federal-agency-to-mandate-covid-vaccines-for-workers/amp/

How about treating veterans in a more timely manner, such as not taking several months on disability claims cases…

The U.S. is deciding how to respond to China’s digital yuan

The two groups tasked with this research in the U.S., MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, are parsing out what a digital currency might look like for Americans. Privacy is a major concern, so researchers and analysts are observing China’s digital yuan rollout.
— Read on www.cnbc.com/amp/2021/07/24/the-us-is-deciding-how-to-respond-to-chinas-digital-yuan.html

MIT and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston have both worked with Ripple and XRP in the past. I’ve talked about this before on my podcast as well. The financial world is changing right in front of your eyes if you are paying attention.