Archive for April 26th, 2016

Not Letting High Expectations Get The Best Of You – Swimming World Magazine

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016:

Photo Courtesy: Brooke Wright

By Katie Willis, Swimming World College Intern

Swimming is all about times. We have goals and goal times. It’s always good to have a plausible goal in mind; it gives you something to strive for. The fault, however, is when we let people expect too much of us.

We all have different seasons. Some go well, a little too well, and then suddenly people expect something of you. They expect that you’re always going to be able to be the fastest at this or always going to win that. And while your abilities ultimately define your performance, in the back of your mind those expectations are there and they are vicious.

Or even when we don’t have the best of seasons. People begin to question when you’ll drop time or if you’ll ever win again. You suddenly can’t hit those times you were doing last season and the crowd is disinterested. You psych yourself out, doubting your swimming abilities and thinking that you’ve peaked at last. Read More →

Missing Georgia College Student Found Safe After She Was Reported Missing, Police Say – ABC News

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016:

A 21-year-old Georgia college student has been found safe, police said today, after her mother told police she hadn’t heard from her since Friday and reported her missing. Police say this was not a suspicious disappearance and that Georgia State University student Monique Priester left on her own. Priester had last been seen Friday at a family member’s home in Dacula, Georgia, her mother Jacquelin VanLoo-Al Kush told the Gwinnett County Police Department on Saturday. She said Priester left after an argument with a family member. VanLoo-Al Kush told police she last spoke to her daughter on the phone later […] Read More →

AT&T shares tick higher after earnings beat

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016:

AT&T Inc. shares ticked higher in the extended session Tuesday after the telecom giant topped Wall Street estimates for the first quarter. AT&T T, -0.31% shares advanced 1.1% to $38.50 after hours. The company reported adjusted first-quarter earnings of 72 cents a share on revenue of $40.5 billion. Analysts surveyed by FactSet had forecast earnings of 69 cents a share on revenue of $40.46 billion. AT&T said it added net 2.3 million wireless subscribers during the quarter. […] Read More →

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