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The App Millionaire Mindset

I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.

—Michael Jordan

After my car accident, I spent over a year and a half in post-op rehabilitation. The doctors told me I wouldn't be able to use my dominant arm in a normal way again.

What?

An avalanche of thoughts crashed through my head.

No more basketball? No throwing a baseball with the kids I don't even have yet? I'm not even married. How is a woman going to feel about being with me now? I can't hold a door open for her anymore. How can I have sex if I can't hold myself up? I can't drive? I can't write? I'm a man. How am I going to have a full life for myself and my family if I can't use my arm? I'm only 27 years old!!!

These thoughts screamed in my head, echoing in an endless dark cave. Although I had moments when I was driven and determined to prove the doctors wrong, I was crushed inside and scared.

Each day, I went through two hours of torturous physical therapy, trying to rebuild the muscles in my left arm, straining to develop some sort of range of motion. Sheer pain pulsated throughout my body, turning into total and complete despair after each session. After the daily battle, I would inhale pain medication ...

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