Keith Mitchell: The Art of a Mindful Recovery in Sports Injury

July 24, 2014 4:24 PM

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For Keith Mitchell, what started as a way to get out of going to church with his parents turned into a successful career. Keith was in the early years of a very successful professional football career when two games into the 2003 season with the Jacksonville Jaguars, that career was cut short when he made a particularly hard hit and ended up flat on his back. It wasn't supposed to be an unusual hit but as Keith told Deepak Chopra for NEWSWIRE.FM's program ONE WORLD, "from that point on, my journey truly began."

This particular hit left him with a spinal contusion that temporarily paralyzed him. "My mind was saying move, I thought I heard myself speak 'move!' but my body wasn't responding."

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