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Guilt is Good

As the saying goes, a guilty mind needs no accuser.

Whenever you feel guilty, it is because you are in conflict.

Something you have done, said, or thought is contradicting a belief, value, or goal that you have.

Let's take the example nutrition.

If you have a goal to increase your vertical and...

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Disappointment

Disappointment comes in a couple different forms. You might experience this when you find out you aren't starting. Or when you lose a game.

When anything you truly want to happen doesn't, it will leave you feeling sad.

Sadness is uncomfortable. You might know it is ok to feel sad, but it knowing...

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Feeling Stuck?
"You're not held back by what you don't HAVE, but by what you don't USE." - Bob Goff
 
Think about a time you felt truly STUCK.
 
A time when you felt like no matter what you did, you just kept spinning your wheels. No progress.
 
A common frustration is not having the role...
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You Mad, Bro?

"Anger is a sign that something needs to change." - Mark Epstein

When is the last time you felt angry?

Anger is a strong emotion. It is very tense, hot, and fast.

Maybe you have felt angry at your coach or your teammate.

Or maybe you have felt the wrath of you coach's anger!

From a coach's...

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Sticks & Stones

You're probably familiar with the old adage that "sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me."

It couldn't be further than the truth.

Because it all can hurt.

Physical pain hurts. Tearing your ACL, rolling an ankle, or tearing a shoulder muscle HURTS.

If you aren't careful,...

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Freedom from Fear

"There is no illusion greater than fear." - Lao Tzu

Fear comes in all kinds of disguises.

It masquerades as anxiety, nervousness, and worry to name a few.

Many of you have those emotions simmering on the back burner constantly. It doesn't take much to set these emotions off.

Fear isn't pleasant....

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Feelings that are Uncomfortable

"Whatever makes you uncomfortable is your biggest opportunity for growth." - Bryant McGill

No one likes to feel uncomfortable. Especially when you don't have to!

To be honest, it's easy to find something to make life more comfortable whenever you are feeling discomfort.

Feeling bored? No...

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Painful Emotions

"Pain serves a purpose. Without it, you are in danger. What you cannot feel, you cannot take care of." - Rebecca Solnit

What emotions are the most painful to experience?

Emotions such as frustration, fear, anxiety, stress, embarrassment, and many other emotions can create wounds that hurt.

When...

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Want to win? Do this...

"Losers react, anticipators win." - Karissa Kouchis

When is the last time something caught you off guard?

Something you just didn't see coming?

Maybe it was the first time you tried to pass a float serve. The ball was coming right to you...until it wasn't.

Or maybe it was a game when...

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What separates the BEST from the rest?

"You can achieve anything if you set your mind to it."

How many times have you heard this?

It seems simple, and you might believe this to be true.

But how do you actually CREATE a strong mindset? How do you set your mind to something?

Let's break it down and make it super simple.

You have...

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The power of THOUGHTS

“It has been proven now scientifically that an affirmative thought is hundreds of times more powerful than a negative thought.”

Michael Bernard Beckwith

Thoughts are things.

They are actually measurable units of energy.

Every thought you have creates a physiological change in...

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Empowering beliefs

"Just one empowering belief can completely change the quality and direction of your life."

Mateo Tabatabai

Beliefs affect everything you say and do, and ultimately how you feel.

Empowering beliefs are not a problem.

Unless you don’t have enough of them!

How do you find empowering beliefs?

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