Flying Sikh Milkha Singh passed away on Friday due to post covid complications. His sudden demise has left everyone shocked. A legendary sprinter, a dedicated and focused athlete, and a disciplined person, that’s how the world remembers him.
Titled with numerous awards, Milkha Singh is the only athlete to win gold in 400 meters race at the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games. Milkha Singh will always be one of the most inspirational sports personalities.
Milkha Singh is no more with us but the lessons given by him will always be in our hearts. On his demise, let us have a look at the life lessons to be learned from the Flying Sikh.
Be Honest With Yourself And Focus On Your Capabilities
Milkha Singh always believed in focusing on his strengths and capabilities while training. He also aimed to work on his weaknesses.
He was honest with himself and never failed in accepting his shortcomings. This made Milkha Singh an inspirational athlete.
Don’t Try To Impress Anyone
We try to please everyone all our lives, but this lesson from Milkha Singh reminds us of the importance of being ourselves. He was a humble, innocent, and helpful person.
He never tried to impress anyone and always did his job with loyalty. His humility and hard work made him a great person.
“If You Can Imagine It, You Can Achieve It; If You Can Dream It, You Can Become It.” – William Ward
We fail to realize how negative-self talk can impact our lives. The Flying Sikh always accepted the challenges without any second thought because he believed in his abilities. He strongly believed that if you can dream about something, you can achieve it.
Real Champions Work Hard When Others Rest
It is known to everyone that Milkha Singh used to practice at night when others were busy sleeping. He used to work hard to achieve his goals.
He said multiple times, “ To become extraordinary, one must work harder and be more focused than the ordinary.”
Accept Your Mistakes To Overcome Failures
The legendary sprinter also faced some failures but he always accepted his mistakes. He never blamed anyone else for his defeats and was courageous enough to take responsibility for his faults. He always learned from his mistakes and overcame every challenge.
Discipline, Focus, Passion, And Sacrifice Make The Formula For Success
Milkha Singh didn’t have an easy life. From a disturbed childhood to a legendary sprinter, he has proved that anyone can change their life if they work hard for their dreams.
He believed that the only formula for becoming successful is to be disciplined, focused, passionate, hard-working, and humble. He made various sacrifices for his dreams and teaches us to do the same for achieving our goals.
When You Are Running, Ensure You Are Running On The Right Road
Life is all about the choices we make. Sometimes only working hard for the goal is not enough. It is necessary to make sure that you are making efforts in the right direction. Working hard for something that is not worth it will only cost us our peace, time, and hassle.
Milkha Singh, the legendary sprinter has taught us a lot. He was one of the best athletes in Indian history.
RIP Milkha Sir! You will be missed.