A blog dedicated to the New York Mets with some other baseball thrown in.

Saturday, July 10, 2004

Tomorrow...4:00 EST....Be There

What's better than watching the Major League All-Star Game? Watching David Wright and Yusmeiro Petit in the Future's Game on Sunday. Tomorrow, July 11th at Minute Maid Park in Houston the game will begin at 4:00 p.m. (EST) 3:00 p.m. (CDT) and will be televised live on ESPN2. Petit will play for the international team and Wright will be playing for the American team. This is a rare opportunity to catch a glimpse of these two and I'm going to take advantage. I want to actually see for my own eyes what Petit is all about.

Damn, I'm ass backwards. I had to fix this post. It's 4 PM EST and not 2 PM EST. I'm losing it.

10 Comments:

Anonymous racing collectible said...

Hey, you have a great blog here! I'm definitely going to bookmark you!

I have a Diecast Collectibles blog. It pretty much covers Diecast Collectibles related stuff.

Come and check it out if you get time :-)

6:39 PM

 
Blogger William said...

Awesome blog you have here I will deffinitely be checking
back to see some more great post. I have a blog/website
you might enjoy.

http://www.classicwoody.com/
wooden boat repair

1:49 AM

 
Blogger maverick said...

Hello,
Without much luck, I was searching for blogs about Real Estate when I happened across yours. It's a cool blog. Evidently you like telling it like it is! I have a really great ebay website that is easy to use that you may like. If you get a chance, check it out www.licensedbrandsclub.com.

4:54 PM

 
Blogger Paul Adams said...

Hi Blogger!I like your blog! Keep up the
good work, you are providing a great resource on the Internet here!
If you have a moment, please take a look at my site:
insurance center
It pretty much covers insurance center related issues.
Best regards!

6:19 AM

 
Blogger Joe Berenguer said...

I just came across your blog and wanted to
drop you, Blogger, a note telling you how impressed I was with
the information you have posted here.
If you have a moment, please visit my site:
job portal
It covers job portal related contents.
I send you warm regards and wish you continued success.

4:13 PM

 
Anonymous stock option trading course said...

Great blog.

Regards,

A Stock Trader
stock option trading course

10:36 PM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Many people know the importance of self confidence and try to boost their own by using many different personal development models. Self confidence to most people is the ability to feel at ease in most situations but low self confidence in many areas may be due to a lack of self esteem. Low self esteem takes a more subtle form that low self confidence. So if you are tired of feeling not good enough, afraid of moving towards your desires and goals, feel that no matter what you do it is just never good enough, then your self esteem could do with a boost.
Every day we make decisions based on our level of self-esteem. We also exhibit that level of self esteem to those around us through our behaviour. 90% of all communication is non-verbal - it is not what you say but ho you say it that matters! Your body language, tonality and facial gestures can all tell a completely different story to your words. It is our behaviour which influences others and people react to us by reading our non-verbal communications. Have you ever met someone you just didn't like although on the surface they seemed polite and courteous, or you met someone who seemed to speak confidently yet you knew they were really frightened underneath and just displaying bravado?
Parental and peer influences play a major part in moulding our level of self-esteem when we are children and in our early years of adolescence. The opinions of the people closest to us and how they reacted to us as individuals or part of the group was a dominant factor in the processes involved in forming our self esteem.
As adults we tend to perpetuate these beliefs about ourselves and in the vast majority of cases they are ridiculously erroneous. It is time to re-evaluate our opinion of ourselves and come to some new conclusions about these old belief patterns.
Ask yourself some serious question:
Is your long-held view about yourself accurate? Do we respect the sources from which we derived these beliefs? Most of the negative feedback we bought into as we were growing up actually came from people we have little or no respect for and as adults we would probably laugh their comments away! Yet the damage to your self esteem was done when you were very young and you still carry it with you to this day.
Is it possible that even those people you respected, who influenced your self-worth, were wrong? Perhaps they had low self esteem also.
As adults we have the opportunity to reshape our self-esteem. Try to judge accurately the feedback you receive from people you respect. This process will allow you to deepen your understanding of yourself and expand your self-image. It will also show you were you actually need to change things about yourself and were you don't. Many people are striving to better themselves in areas where they are just fine or actually excelling and it is only because they have an inaccurate picture of themselves in their minds due to low self esteem!
Setting small goals and achieving them will greatly boost your self-esteem. Identify your real weakness and strengths and begin a training program to better your inter-personal or professional skills. This will support you in your future big life goals and boost your self-esteem and self confidence to high levels you didn't existed!
Learn to recognise what makes you feel good about yourself and do more of it. Everyone has certain things that they do which makes them feel worthwhile but people with low self esteem tend to belittle these feelings or ignore them.
Take inventory of all the things that you have already accomplished in your life no matter how small they may seem. Recognise that you have made achievements in your life and remember all the positive things that you have done for yourself and others. Take a note of your failures and don't make excuses like "I'm just not good enough" or "I just knew that would happen to me", analyse the situation and prepare yourself better for the next time. If someone else created success, regardless of the obstacles, then you are capable of doing the same! Remember everyone has different strengths and weakness so do not judge your own performance against that of another just use them as inspiration and know that what one human being has achieved so can another!
Surround yourself with people who respect you and want what is best for you - people who are honest about your strengths and will help you work through your weakness. Give the same level of support to them!
Avoid people who continually undermine you or make you feel small. These people are just displaying very low self esteem. As your own self esteem grows you will find that you are no longer intimidated by another's self confidence or success and you can actually be joyful for them! Do things you love to do and that make you happy. A truly happy person never has low self esteem they are too busy enjoying life! By getting busy living your life with passion and joy you will not be able to be self-consciousness.
If you find yourself feeling self-conscious in any situation focus on the fact that others can tell and many of them will be feeling the same. Be honest. People respond to someone better if they openly say "To tell you the truth I'm a bit nervous" rather than displaying bravo or fake confidence that they can see right through. Their reactions to you, will show your mind at a deep level, that there was actually nothing to be frightened of and everything is great. If someone reacts to this negatively they are just displaying low self esteem and very quickly you will find others noticing this! Really listen to people when they talk to you instead of running through all the negative things that could happen in your head or focusing on your lack of confidence. People respond to someone who is truly with them in the moment..
Breath deeply and slow down. Don't rush to do things.
Stop the negative talk! 'I'm no good at that' or "I couldn't possibly do that" are affirmations that support your lack of self esteem. Instead say "I have never done that before but I am willing to try" or "how best can I do that?". Which leads us to the last point - the quality of the questions you ask yourself s very important.
When you ask a question it almost always has a preposition in it. For example, "How did I mess that up?" presumes that something was messed up, a better way of phrasing the question would be "what way can I fix this quickly?", as this presumes you can and will fix it. Or "How am I ever going to reach my goal?" could be rephrased as "what way will lead me to my goal quicker" presumes that you are going to reach your goal! Get the picture? Change the quality of your questions and your results will change!
Practise these techniques and watch your self esteem rise day by day. lucid dreaming

2:53 PM

 
Anonymous average pro athlete salaries said...

Hi there Blogger, a real useful blog.Keep with the good work.
If you have a moment, please visit my average pro athlete salaries site.
I send you warm regards and wishes of continued success.

12:12 AM

 
Anonymous aviation support equipment employment said...

A fantastic blog yours. Keep it up.
If you have a moment, please visit my aviation support equipment employment site.
I send you warm regards and wish you continued success.

8:54 PM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

[p]Rose, a local farmer, presented a curious contraption of fencing . 隆掳It seems we have hurt some people and it was not our intention at all,隆卤 Ruijs told AFP . A Quality Product, Razor wire is punched of hot dipped galvanizede strip . Razor Barbed Wire Assortment:Electro Razor Barbed WireHot Dipped Razor Barbed WirePVC Razor Barbed WireRazor Barbed Wire Specifications:LOWA type, 2 strands, 4 points . Currently, barbed tape has been widely used by many countries in military field, prisons, detention houses, government buildings [url=http://www.barbed-wires.com]Barbed wire price[/url] and other national security facilities . For as a farmer, "[t]he need for providing some sort of barricade to keep out stray animals was one of the gnawing problems of his everyday existence, and he could see that an "armoured fence attachment" might help in remedying the situation"(31) . And we can also produce razor wire [url=http://www.barbed-wires.com]Barbed wire[/url] products according to the customers' requirements . "Barbed wire is the archetypical [url=http://www.barbed-wires.com]razor wire sale[/url] symbol of the concentration camp.[/p][p]For, "change in scenery called for change and adaptation in provisions, and with the farm-minded pioneer, one of the features most radically in need of adaptation to the changing scene was fencing"(3) . Price per coil 隆锚28 . We hold a serious desire to establish friendly business relations with different customers [url=http://www.barbed-wires.com]Barbed wire sale[/url] in different regions and countries . Forms of corrosion resistance include electric galvanizing, [url=http://www.barbed-wires.com]razor wire price[/url] hot-dipped zinc plating, PVC coated, PE coated . 隆掳We隆炉ll now give away the barbed wire pieces to those who ask for it and had relatives who passed through the camp,隆卤 said Ruijs . Further, the wire and strip is also galvanized to prevent corrosion . P . Ruijs said he consulted former prisoners at the camp and their relatives before the sale and that their reactions had been positive.[/p]

6:37 AM

 

Post a Comment

<< Home