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
Your first thought may have been, “WTF does this have to do with golf?” so let’s get right to it – everything! Anyone who knows me knows that I am BIG on appreciation and gratitude (and that I swear like a truck driver – no disrespect to truck drivers). As you make your way through your days and golf games your subconscious mind is continually recording your responses. It begins to build “files” in your mind that train your brain for automatic responses. When you take a new route someplace … [Read more...] about The Importance of Gratitude
As I was updating, revising, and adding, and adding AND adding to the manual for my ‘Think Winning Thoughts’ workshop it occurred to me that the 3-ish hours I spend with each golfer could easily become a day or 6 given all the important points I wanted to share. There is just SO much I learn on an almost daily basis which could supplement the program and yet, given I can’t shadow my participants all day long (there are days you will count yourself as fortunate!), I sought out a way to … [Read more...] about Welcome!