Worry Mindfully Instead

Excessive worrying puts the body under unnecessary stress and imbalance, but there is a way to worry mindfully. In this week’s blog post, I will discuss how we can learn to worry mindfully, but first, we have to know the building blocks for a balanced body. By finding your ideal solution, your yin-yang approach, you…

Are Infrared Saunas the New Thing?

We’ve all heard about the new thing, infrared saunas, their incredible benefits, healing therapy, and much more, but how often should we use them? After reading about the benefits and trying it out myself, I decided it was worth sharing on the blog. Besides the hype on social media, there are some remarkable benefits of…

How To Read A Book

No matter what kind of book you are reading, there are three absolute musts when reading a book. In an earlier blog post I wrote about how I was going to try Ryan Holdings strategy for reading books. So, if you want to try to remember more than one thing from every book you read,…

What Coaches Look for in Athletes

Character comes highest on the “personality-trait” list for the majority of coaches. Let’s go through the top five traits coaches look for in players before we jump into why an athletes character takes the first place. To no one’s surprise, athletic ability isn’t the only thing that coaches look for, mainly because players must be…

“Moneyball” – Michael Lewis

“Give the game a chance to come to you and often enough it will.” The #1 National Bestseller is what it says on the first page, followed by three pages of praises for this novel, Moneyball. I wasn’t sold on this book until I read the very last pages. That is when I understood why…

“You Were Always the Wolf” – Abby Wambach

You’ve probably heard “The strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack” before. Did she… yes, Abby was the one who said it. She became the New York Times Bestselling Author and Olympic Gold Medalist because she had a different mindset. Fitting in wasn’t something on her…

15 Major Causes for Failure in Life

When I say failure, I mean failure in everyday life. What makes others like us, and what kind of people do we like around us? I have taken most of the points from one of Napoleon Hills’ books but also added a little from my own research from when I started to write this blog….

Why Are We Questioning the One Thing We Are Pros at?

Stop doubting yourself and be a professional. Just do it. To all my fellow athletes, sport (besides school) is probably the only thing we have consistently been doing for years and where we should feel confident. Yet we doubt ourselves and question our abilities. I firmly believe that our doubts come from our minds and…

13 Steps for Rebuilding Your Character

Become the person you want to be with these 13 steps. I got the idea to write this post when reading Napoleon Hill’s podcast-book. You can read more about it here. What struck me was that I did have a clear purpose in life, but my character needed modification. So, I wanted to share the…

“I Serve to Win” – Novak Djokovic

“I eat for my brain as well as my body” This week I read a book written with an incredibly open mind, grounded on Chinese medicine and youth no one should ever have to experience. Without giving away too much, because I believe you do have to read it yourself to understand Djokovic’s stand of…

My Favorite Quotes from “Success Habits” – Napoleon Hill (pt.2)

I quickly noticed that one blog post wouldn’t be enough for Hill’s podcast book as I like to call it, so I decided to make another post where I share my favorite takeaways from each chapter. Chapter 1 – Definite of Purpose Chapter 2 – Mastering Your Definite of Purpose “Our greatest demonstration of the…

“Success Habits” – Napoleon Hill

“It changed my life” This book is a transcribed version from a series of podcasts Hill did in 1952 in Missouri. Going through each chapter nearly provides the feeling of being in the same room with Hill and looking at how he talks into a microphone when he shares life lessons for success. Hill’s Background…

Simple Trick to Controlling Your Emotions

What is the worst thing that can happen? You end up trying something that doesn’t work, and you are one step closer to finding a strategy that can work for you. It doesn’t matter if you can’t apply what you know So, there are two ways this strategy can unwind. One is that you’ll learn…

The Invisible Influences

Numerous outstanding factors influence our behaviors, most of which we don’t even realize. We call them invisible influences. Our behaviors are reflections of our thoughts and feelings. In this blog post, we will talk about imperceptible influencers but remember: you make every single of your decisions, but it is the situation you put yourself in…

Training Kids Taught me This

Keep it entertaining even when you get older and start playing professionally. Trying to act “adult” and go through boring stages should not be in your program, just like it shouldn’t be on the plan for a kid’s practice. How it started We, coaches, were there one hour before practice, preparing and getting everything in…

Everyone Leaves a Legacy, What is Yours?

If we look at all the people who have left a great legacy, all we see are powerful last names. What does your last name/s stand for? Just to mention a few Whether we know the game and rules of baseball, we have all heard the name: Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra. Besides being known for…

Perform Fearlessly

A healthy, comfortable mental state, trust in our skills, and the work we have put in will help us athletes perform fearlessly. Yet, why this fear? Why do we automatically build up these expectations and thoughts in our head when we know people will attend or show up to where we are about to perform?…

Comfort Makes You Ordinary

If there is one thing trending today, it is to be unique, and the only way to be extraordinary is to start outside of that comfort zone. create an opportunity People need the opportunity to be good at something. Becoming good at something is not done through being comfortable all the time. There has to…

Success Comes Outside the Edge of Your Comfort Zone.

What is it that makes us push ourselves to the edge of that comfort zone? Before getting into the four steps of the comfort circuit, I would like for you to read this coming sentence three times. The first time, read it with understanding. Second, read it with feeling. Third, read it with an action…