Just this past weekend, injured Raw Superstar was on Twitter reflecting on the valuable insights into self and humanity his time off from wrestling have brought to him. As usual with a thoughtful humanitarian like Zayn, there was much wisdom in his reflections:
Double shoulder surgery isn’t fun, but I see the whole experience as a gift.
Time off wrestling gave me perspective, about myself and the world around me.
Honest introspection/critical reflection is SO valuable, and it costs nothing.
To heal the world, we must heal ourselves.
— Sami Zayn (@SamiZayn) December 14, 2018
When WWE announced his return last night (Dec. 17), though? He tried to hold onto the emotional, mental and spiritual gains he’s made. But…
During this time off, I’ve been working on becoming a better person, and letting go of a lot of toxic elements that come with egotism & ambition.
But I just watched that teaser for my return on #Raw and remembered how good I am at pro wrestling. I actually forgot how great I am.
— Sami Zayn (@SamiZayn) December 18, 2018
… it’s just so hard when you’re that damn good.
Can’t wait to have you back, Sami, you wonderfully annoying bastard.
And thank goes double for your friend. No. You know what, make that…