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3 Ways To Stop Unhealthy Comparisons

3 Ways To Stop Unhealthy Comparisons Most of what I read is about how to stop comparing yourself to others. The “comparison is the thief of joy” stuff.  It makes perfect sense. Even in my first book, Mental Toughness Training for Golf:, I extensively wrote that one common way to lose confidence is to compare […]

How To Overcome The Big Loss In Sports

 How To Overcome The Big Loss in Sports? Throughout the course of a season, losses will most likely occur, but this is about The BIG LOSS IN SPORTS. The loss that ends a season, or a missed opportunity so bad, that it causes the worse type of feeling in sports. If you are in the game long […]

She Almost Quit At Mile 6, But She Won the Boston Marathon

How She Won The Boston Marathon Des Linden, she won the Boston Marathon, the most prestigious marathon in the world on her 6th attempt. The conditions were shitty rough. There were 30+ m/hr headwinds the entire race, complete downpour, and temperatures in the 30’s with windchill in the 20’s. It was a day that exemplified […]

The Real Reason Why Forrest Gump Started Running

The Real Reason Why Forrest Gump Started Running I don’t buy that whole line of bull that Forest Gump spews about “That day, for no particular reason, I decided to go for a little run.” That’s not the reason Forrest Gump started running.  Not One Bit! Here’s why… ** His mom just died in the […]

Top Mental Toughness Books of 2018 (so far)

Top Mental Toughness Books of 2018 (so far) If you are a coach or a boss, then you are paid to read. Hence, I love reading quality books and make it a priority to read the top mental toughness books that are WAY better than mine. If you want a detailed reading list for 2018, […]

How A Brutal Injury Caused and Created An NBA All-Star

  This Brutal Injury Caused and Created  An NBA All-Star NO ONE could have predicted that a brutal injury caused and created this player to become a NBA all-star and the New York Knicks all-time leader in three-pointers. It was an injury that led him to Knicks stardom. In every bad situation, some good will […]

Save Your Kid When You Remember This One Mental Toughness Tip

Save Your Kid When You Remember This One Mental Toughness Tip  Remember that one player as a youth who somehow had a beard? Typically the best athletes at younger ages are the biggest and the most physically developed. So, won’t the best 12-year-olds in the nation will be the best professionals, and major champion winners, […]

Why The Mental Game of Golf is NOT Successful

  Why The Mental Game of Golf is NOT Successful I entered a golf tournament last year. I do it because I compete in everything I do.  I was playing pretty well for me heading into the tournament. I committed to lessons, and didn’t have to rely on my athleticism to find a way to […]

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(INFOGRAPHIC) 8 Deadly Ways to Build Persistence

(INFOGRAPHIC) 8 Deadly Ways to Build Persistence Every morning, I tweet out the same phrase: Patience & Persistence… It’s a mantra. A belief system. Persseverance, Mental Toughness, and Grit are all muscles. Every muscle can be built and trained. Thus, we all can build persistence and we can increase our patience.  The ways we build […]

What I Learned Speaking to the NFL Strength Coaches

  What I Learned Speaking to the NFL Strength Coaches I delivered the keynote address to the Strength Coaches banquet to basically kick off the NFL scouting combine.  It was really cool.  If you want to hear the talk that I gave to this incredible audience, click here to watch it.  I love coaches and […]