"Make your vision so clear that your fears become irrelevant."
A few months back I was contacted by a publication out of Chicago about sharing my story of life after sports. This is something I've done fairly often but something was very different about this time and it wasn't until recently that it really resonated with me as to why this piece was special.
It wasn't the largest publication I've ever done, but it was undoubtedly a reassuring "CheckPoint" that I am on the right path with my endeavors and the message I want my audience to receive. Be Authentic & Be Confident
As a former profesional athlete who's career was cut short I was not unlike many athletes that wind up stuck and unsure what they want to do with their life. It really is a problem, and I knew this was something I didn't want others to have to continually go through. At that point I made a decision to step outside the box and do what's brought me success continually throughout my life. Follow my passions, continue to set goals and work my ass off all with the hopes to eventually go back and work with the NFL & NFLPA on player branding and stopping the downword spiral players to through
“I want to fuse sports, lifestyle and fashion and be someone who can be an example. You can really do anything and everything. Just be confident and have fun with it,”
Fast forward 3 years and I went from having little to nothing, to building a successful career in fashion, fitness, and now pursuing my dream of directing and producing films. I feel we are always reinventing ourselves and that's natural. Honestly I think it's necessary, but the key is determining what factors drive you to make the change.
True Self Confidence
The Sanity Snack is a publication highlighting influencers form around the country and sharing their stories an positive messages in hopes to inspire those throughout the country. Our conversation started as follows.
Sports / Fashion / Lifestyle
DM: “I want to fuse sports, lifestyle and fashion and be someone who can be an example. You can really do anything and everything. Just be confident and have fun with it,” Moss said in an interview for Sports Illustrated.
So we asked Moss how exactly did he become an influencer in three different industries.
DM: “I am always setting goals with a purpose,” he said.
Moss writes down his goals, reads them frequently and visualizes how he’ll achieve them. “Finally, I attach emotion so I am not only seeing it, but feeling it.”
This technique, Moss explained, “develops confidence, motivation and has always brought me success.”achieving your goals
Visit Moss’ website to see what he’s up to at any give time and stay tuned for the launch of his lifestyle blog. “I will be sharing my favorite fitness trends, training secrets that helped me become a world class athlete, favorite foods to keep you on top of your game, and of course fashion advice to keep you looking sharp in all facets of life.”