Play The Shot In Front Of You

Two weeks ago Lydia Ko shot a 62 on the final round of the ANA Inspiration 2021 LPGA tournament. When asked about that round she shared three things that helped her tie the course 18 hole record. ” I stayed patient.” “No matter what the situation was’ , she said, ‘ I was just focusingContinue reading “Play The Shot In Front Of You”

Mastery

What makes a master gardener a master is not domination of the plants or soil. It’s their understanding of nature, and the skillful application of what they learn, that allows them to contribute to the conditions that makes things grow.  What if we approached our body the same way? We might discover that mastering our healthContinue reading “Mastery”

Remembering The Basics

” We need to get back to basics, focus on the fundamentals.” That’s often the lament when things go astray, whether its our golf game or our relationships, our personal health or the health and well-being of the community.  If we don’t have a grasp on what they are though it’s easy to mistake oldContinue reading “Remembering The Basics”

The First Step Just Needs To Be First

When we’re talking about something new it’s almost impossible to see clearly where our efforts will take us. We can get stuck on the first step, wanting to make sure we get it right, thinking it needs to be big and bold. But the first step isn’t bold because it’s big or perfect. It’s boldContinue reading “The First Step Just Needs To Be First”

How Does That Work?

A few years ago I was pleased to get a call from an athlete who thought her lacrosse coach was wrong. Seems the coach had decided to adjust their weekly schedule to give the players a recovery day and do some team building activities. The athlete was calling because she thought the coach had pickedContinue reading “How Does That Work?”

Approach

“At the heart of things is a secret law of balance and when our approach is respectful, sensitive and worthy, gifts of healing, challenge and creativity open to us. A gracious approach is the key that unlocks the treasure of the encounter … When we approach with reverence, great things decide to approach us.” ~Continue reading “Approach”

Glad I Did It

“Be deliberate, act with intention.” ~ Twyla Tharp I learned, the other day, that “glad I did it”, and “glad it’s done” aren’t the same thing. I began a session with a client like always, checking in. Part way through he said that some days it’s harder than others to get started, his mind startsContinue reading “Glad I Did It”