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    The Green-Eyed Monster And Winning

    The Green-Eyed Monster And Winning Comparing yourself to others is NOT jealousy. Nor is it wrong. I get this question a lot from athletes who think that comparing themselves to peers – and wanting to beat them – is wrong. So I’d like to set […]

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    Steel Yourself To Be A Tough Competitor

    Steel Yourself To Be A Tough Competitor By Lisa Lane Brown In sport, you need to be a TOUGH competitor. That’s because sport is a war, complete with an enemy: your opponent. Wayne Gretzky, one of the greatest hockey players ever, understood that sport is […]

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    Is There REALLY Power In Positive Thinking?

    Yesterday I interviewed Shannon Miller, the winningest female hockey coach in history. I asked her how she builds confidence in her athletes. She said: “I get to know each player and her strengths. I focus on her strengths by being really positive with her. Then […]

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    Hate Your Role On The Team? – Here’s What To Do

    One Sunday morning my office phone rang. It was Laura, a Canadian National Team ringette player competing over in Finland. Her big final game was the next day and she was so mad she could barely speak. “My coach has me playing on the 3rd […]

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    What To Do When You’re Getting Yelled At In Sport

    Hi Lisa, I don’t know if you can help me, but here goes, what should i do if i really want to practice and i am scared to practice with my dad because he yells and makes me feel bad? –Annette* Thanks for writing in […]

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