Why You Need a Coach

A good coach gives you an edge in performing your best, when it matters the most. Since I was a young girl, in the 70s, I have looked forward to watching the Olympics. There are over 10,000 Olympians who compete, and for me, the best part is watching the opening ceremony. It is inspiring, intriguing, and I am locked-in to … Read More

Will You Pass the Test?

The goal is to keep passing the “test” that is handed to you by using mantras. Mantras are powerful statements used to direct focus and concentration. Growing up, I had many mantras I recited to myself. These mantras I believed with all my heart and would defend them vigorously to anyone who challenged me. Here are a few I relentlessly … Read More

Did You Take the Bait?

Getting sidetracked by distraction can slow down your progress, increase frustration, or contribute to quitting altogether. Taking your eyes off your target, even if for a short period of time, counts as a distraction. When running down Bold Goals, everything counts, and everything matters. My husband, Stan, loves to fish, and he takes fishing very seriously. This means he is … Read More

Your Confidence Resume

The purpose of writing a Confidence Resume is to showcase YOU—TO YOU! If you have not already done so, one day you will have an opportunity to write a resume. That resume will be a document that introduces you to prospective schools, internships, sponsorships, or employers. Its purpose is to highlight your life experiences, including things such as your education/training, … Read More

Know Better, Do Better

Maya Angelou quotes are powerful and empowering. One of my favorites is, “Do the best you can until you know better. Then, when you know better, do better.” In my book, Heart of a Champion, the “know better, then do better” philosophy shows up in a story I’d like to share. For over four decades, I justified bullying myself with an extreme, … Read More

Yes, AND

Today’s Mental Performance Strategy is inspired by a two-word mantra I have embraced, implemented, and relied on heavily over the past six years. The Mantra is simply. . . “YES, AND.” Here are a couple of examples from my book, Heart of a Champion, that I want to share with you about how I used the “YES, AND” mantra.  Traveling down the road … Read More