Entries by DrSeanR

Mental Toughness: Turning Disadvantage to Advantage

This is a picture of Steve Redgrave and Matthew Pinsent winning gold at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics – Redgrave’s 4th Gold in successive Olympics – inspiring! I grew up in the shadow of an Olympian – my father. He was pretty good at accomplishing big goals, and even better at pushing himself when things got […]

The Arduous Path toward Excellence

What makes achieving excellence challenging in any domain in life? To begin with, it is ABNORMAL. It is against our instincts. That’s right – it is NORMAL to be lazy! In fact, laziness is an effective survival strategy under certain circumstances… WHEN might that be? Let’s take a look: Consider that the more primitive parts […]