If we want to see development, praising a kid for being fast or for looking flashy but losing the ball 9 times out of 10 isn't going to help. We need to reward the new behaviours, the growth, and the understanding of teamwork.
Ultimately the fear virus is beaten by maintaining a focus on the steps you need to take to meet your goals, and keeping your mind on positive outcomes. As Peter Gabriel says in the song Darkness: "When I allow it to be, it has no control over me, I own my fear, so it doesn't own me." #jump #fear #faith #hope #goals #focus #belief
Fear will destroy everything you ever worked for. It will stop you not just achieving your goals, but can stop you even trying.
If you are struggling today be on the lookout for the one person who encourages you and won’t let you fail. If you are in a position where you see someone in need, help them. You may be that one person who helps them change their life and become something more than they ever thought they could be.
Mental toughness is a learned process in which an individual learns to overcome adversity, stand up against the opposition, and the build the belief they can rise to the challenge of achieving their goals.
It takes a relentless and ruthless mentality to be successful, the kind of mindset that takes teams like Stevenage F.C. from being almost relegated from the Conference in 2004 to being in League One seven years later. And to go on record - I love Marmite
It's a rough world, and sometimes we just need to see an underdog, or an under-raccoon, get a win. Watching a tiny animal take on and beat a skycraper is a definite win for the world, and one that we all need to see from time to time.
There are two aspects to hope that I am going to talk about in this article and both will demonstrate just how important hope is in any endeavour, including survival. Maybe even especially survival. One aspect is self-reliance, and the other is being reliant on others. Both are equally important in hope. First though, we have to get through a little bit of dark research from the 1950s.
Somewhere in your life is a goalkeeper, feeling the pressure to hold things together while everyone else is doing step-overs, and trying to get on the scoresheet. For me it's my wife. Go find the goalkeeper in your life and show them some love and appreciation.
Today we will look at some thoughts on why being a goalkeeper is an underrated position. In some ways it's soccer's equivalent of being "just a waitress". When I used to hire people, anyone who had waiting experience got an interview. Why? Because if you can deal with the level of stress, multi-tasking, continued demands, … Continue reading The Psychology Of A Goalkeeper Pt II