The core of the Think Winning Thoughts program is built on beliefs so most of what I’ll say in this short post will be full of very broad brush stroke statements. When you understand how powerful beliefs are and how many layers to them there really are (I encourage you to) begin to question everything you tell yourself! BELIEVE IT AND SEE IT A belief is a feeling of certainty about something; a thought you’ve repeated enough times until it becomes a “truth” for you. Information type beliefs … [Read more...] about How Your Beliefs Affect Your Game
One of the most common misunderstandings I encounter when talking to people about the mindset behind any achievement is that it is ALL about learning how to “think positively” and yet the area where I serve is in helping golfers achieve their goals by learning to understand and then let go of their negative thinking! Stop What Stops You Anyone who has ever played the game of golf or made any effort in the direction of a coveted prize (new job, house, mate, weight, and such) is likely able to … [Read more...] about Beyond Positive Thinking
One of the quickest and simplest ways to impact your play is with your language. And no, not THAT language! The brain attaches meaning and emotion to words we use without any conscious effort on our part. Much like when you don’t know the meaning of a word, you’ll have little or no emotional response other than perhaps confusion. When someone explains the word and you then understand you’ve been insulted you have the corresponding emotional reaction. CHOOSE CAREFULLY GRASSHOPPER Habitual … [Read more...] about Golf and Other Four-Letter Words
Whatever you've already accomplished, there's always another desire that pops up – expansion and ‘more’ is a part of how we’re wired as humans. If you’re aiming for more achievement, you can improve your life dramatically with a few simple changes. Although these suggestions are simple and straightforward, most of them will require constant attention for a little while until they become habitual. Once they become automatic, though, you'll be pleased with your progress. Consider these ideas … [Read more...] about Actions that Impact Your Success
Have you ever made big plans for your life, only to flounder and not act on them? Or maybe you started with a bang and kept your motivation for a few days, and then suddenly lost interest. It’s actually easy to lose motivation after the initial excitement wears off because: 1. The planning phase is WAY more fun than the execution phase. Sitting alone at night and making plans for the future can be an exciting time. Everything seems possible, because you’re only limited by your imagination … [Read more...] about Do You Lose Motivation after Getting Started?