Life’s too short.

“The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do.” Dennis Waitley Life is too short for one sport. It’s also too short for regrets. Young people I work with are always telling me about their dreams. The events they’re going to enter, the equipment they want to...

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Believe in your strength and your truth.

“There are admirable potentialities in every human being. Believe in your strength and your truth. Learn to repeat endlessly to yourself. "It all depends on me." Andre Gide Too many of us leave our results up to others. When they don’t deliver the best tactic and the easiest excuse is to blame them. “My coach didn’t…” As we fail to take responsibility for what we do and blame others, we eventually...

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Success is never permanent

“Success is never permanent, and failure is never final.” Mike Ditka I’ve heard many people (normally the motivational speaker types) say that if keep doing what you’re doing, you’ll keep getting the same results. Well that’s simply not true! This only holds true when everything around you remains constant. The fact is that we’re living in a world that is changing constantly and so fast that we can no...

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When you’re in a tight place

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” Harriet Beecher Stowe Ah, heck! If everything in life was easy, life would be very boring. If events and trials were easy there’d be no honour and accomplishment in achieving them. It’s only in pushing to the...

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The soul must see through your eyes

“Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone, and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded.” Goethe Ever noticed how your attention is drawn almost automatically to things you associate with – even subconsciously? When you first thought of buying that new bike, and you did because you liked it and not everyone rode one. My wife recently bought a new car and one of the reasons...

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