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Can Troubles Just Be "Gray Skies Passing Over?"

One thing for sure, hard times are a part of life—of EVERY life.

But it’s also true that hard times pass, no matter how unlikely it may seem at the time.

And the best way to help them...

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How Much Pushing Is Too Much?

Every coach knows that athletes need a push in order to go beyond what they think they’re capable of. 

The question is, how much is too much? When does pushing cross the line from...

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Why Don’t Coaches Do More Mental Game Training? [ honest question ]

I saw a tweet the other day that got me thinking again about the insane gap between the importance of the mental game and the energy we put into training and developing it. 

Everyone knows...

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Is Meditation Required For Peak Performance?

With so many elite athletes saying that meditation is the key to performing at their highest level, it would be easy to conclude that you HAVE to do it in order to be your best. 

The problem...

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Please Do NOT Listen To Your Body (Without Doing This First)

I was reading Chris Bosh’s book, “Letters to a Young Athlete” (which is great, by the way), and something he said reminded me how much it bugs me when people suggest you should...

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“That’s great, but tell me HOW!”

There is a ton of advice out there on how an athlete can raise their game. And no surprise, it tends to say that the key is to boost their mental game. 

The problem is, it doesn’t say...

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What do shoes and socks have to do with the mental game?

Here’s an interesting question: When’s the best time to start working with an athlete on their mental game? First thing? In the off-season? Only when there’s a problem? 

I...

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“PLEASE Don’t Do This to Fix a Self-Talk Problem …”

Negative self-talk is one of the biggest mental game problems athletes deal with, and every coach wishes they had a good way to help with it. 

Unfortunately, there is a right way and a wrong...

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How to Snap Out of a Bad Mood—FAST

Do you ever find yourself in an angry, dark mood, and for no apparent reason? 

It’s a bit of a mystery why, but it happens to all of us at one time or another. 

It’s...

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“The Magic Key to the Mental Game …”

A bit of a rant from me with this one (sorry), but I get really frustrated when I hear performance coaches talk about how to boost athletes’ mental game, because I know that so much of what...

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