What Are You Focused On?

As we head into the fall and winter months, it is going to become harder to maintain our mental resilience.

The cold weather will make you want to stay inside. It will make you want to not workout. It will make you want to stay in bed and keep your mind focused on all of the problems that exist instead of the opportunities which continue to reveal themselves…


I was watching a video recently by David Goggins talk about what he says to himself when he wants to quit.

It made me think about how simple it can be to help shift your mindset when you aren’t in the right headspace.

In the interview, David was asked “In a 100 mile marathon, what keeps you going at mile 50 when you want to quit?”.

It was simple… and David’s answer is something that we can all apply into our own life…


As the world continues to add pressing demands on our mental health and resilience, we must continue to do everything we can to stay focused, prioritize, eliminate distractions, and optimize our life and wellbeing so that we can avoid the dreaded “Death by 1000 cuts”…


Your mind is like a magnet.

According to the National Science Foundation, an average person has about 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts per day. Of those, 80% are negative and 95% are repetitive thoughts.

Knowing that we are facing an uphill battle, it is upon us to deliberately work to counteract and eliminate those negative thought patters by creating our own belief system…


Last week I was invited by Teddy Katz to attend the Canadian International Ekamra Sports Literature Festival and share my personal story alongside many other sports authors such as Sami Jo Small, Anastasia Bucsis, and Kristen Worley.

My session in particular was alongside Kristen, and we had an opportunity to dive into the topic of identifying where resilience comes from, how it’s developed, and how it serves you in your future…