John Greenleaf Whittler: "For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'
Human beings want to explore their potential. They desire to peer over the edge of their ability to find out how much more is available to them. Starting out as children, the fire to develop and explore seems ceaseless. What I have noticed working with young athletes are the myths and hearsay drowning their passion to play, move and excel. The older they get the more the "what might have been" walks around with them. It is so easy for the pessimistic story to grab hold and the optimistic story to be hunted out the door. We need to start telling better stories. Let's begin by:
1. Starting to tell a better story each day
2. Tell others a better story about you and your plans
3. Tell you story to yourself each morning
4. Tell yourself the chapter you built each day
5. Find gratitude in your story
*Find Time for Your Sport Psychology Spark*