When you participate in a hobby, be it playing a sport, an instrument, cooking - whatever the case may be - it's not uncommon for you to inevitably pick up one or two valuable life skills while doing it. In fact, that's one of the major benefits of recreational activities.
Joel Ward explains how playing hockey has helped him develop priceless life skills such as working well as part of a team, keeping a positive attitude no matter what, and learning to have fun with the sport even when it would be easy to be upset.
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