Do you ever wish you had a magic wand...that you could just waive over your athletes when they're complaining, whining, blaming, or being negative?
It's unrealistic to expect your athletes to be positive and chipper all of the time. (Let's get real...I'm not always positive and chipper myself. Especially before I've had my coffee).
Yet, some days when my team would come out onto the pool deck for practice...it was like a forcefield of negative energy. It was like the dementors out of Harry Potter. (I love Harry Potter...). Everything felt heavy, dramatic, and dark.
I wished I had a magic wand to simply shift their energy.
I wanted to help them realize how carrying this heavy negative energy seemed to drain their POTENTIAL.
If only they could be more open, more light, and allow things to flow.Read More