“Don’t hate the year that opened your eyes” Yep. The hate comes from the discomfort we have had to go through when adjusting to Covid and the new norms. The constant changes and maybe also fear and worry about what this is and what is going to happen. All this opened...
Athlete identity has been an emerging topic lately in Finland, for example ex-figure skater Kiira Korpi wrote about how hard it was for her to hear that "ex" word everywhere after she was done with her professional career. Especially because she still continued figure...
Hey there gorgeous piece of a human being who wants to get more and be more but might need some goal setting awesomeness to help along the way! How to set better goals for yourself is what you might need..? Or maybe you wish to have more clarity on what your goals and dreams should actually even be and how to achieve goals. Maybe you dream about how to set goals with purpose… If any of this rings true to you, you are in the right place, because the goal for this post is…
- u what ? is ,rI am gonna share something that I have never shared. I thought it’s too sad. Then I had a couple discussions last week and I realized the pieces I have written but not published could have exactly the messages that might matter to people, that might...
I couldn’t believe how I was performing. “This is my new team! I just want to play well! I want to succeed so much and this is what I do?! I am sure everyone thinks that I am a disappointment! The coaches are for sure already googling other liberos to hire…”
Think 6-year-old Sally who has been playing on the yard with a ball for an hour and now runs back in with muddy shoes and bouncing the ball with dirty hands, so excited to tell mom the trick that she just learned with the ball! She is gonna be so proud of me! Mommy mommy mommy look what I just did! Mommy unfortunately was already a little stressed coming back from work and now Sally is dirty and spreading the mud all over the house… No more mess she thinks and responds…”
Are you consuming more time on thinking how good you can be or how bad you were? Are you spending more time on comparing yourself to others and feeling down because of comparison or can you see others’ success as something empowering to you? Are you using your time trying to find the connection between your mind and body or are you treating your body more or less like a tool to get what you want?
Competitiveness does not have to be loud. You can be silently supercompetitive. Some people think that unless you are vocal about competition, you would not be a competitor. I call that BS. Actions speak louder than words..
You chatter all the way from the locker room to the gym and probably won’t listen or hear more than the first two sentences of what coach said about the first drill and practice because your focus is already in something else like “mmm Margaret has done something different with her hair today, looks good”.
Are you one of the introverted athletes who feel like you should be louder or chattier in sports? But you just don’t like the loud environment? Do you think shyness and introversion is just the same? Did you know that extroverted athletes can also be shy?
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Where does self-confidence come from? Your past experiences? Your ability to know that you handle this moment? That you know you have what conquering this moment takes? So after all, what do you say to yourself in the situation when being tested?
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