Tag: goal setting

Chasing that state called “flow”

In sport psychology the state of flow is often called "being in the zone". Flow is that internal state where time almost stops, where we meet the challenge with ease. Everything just clicks in to gear...

The power of the subconscious – fact or fiction

What role does the subconscious mind play in goal driven behaviour? SImply Google “subconscious” and you’ll find a host of self help sources promising to unleash the power of the subconscious, or as Anthony Robbins puts it “Awaken the Giant Within”. “Alternative” theories of the role of the subconscious...

The Dave Rastovich connection

I owe a lot to Dave Rastovich. I have never met Dave and he's never met me. In fact most of what I know about Dave comes from the one surfing DVD I own. And to be precise it was Dave's Dad who inspired an idea - an idea...

Could you be James Bond?

Do you what it takes to be a secret agent? James Bond needs to have a high  level awareness and attention. Let’s see if you make the grade. Here’s an exercise for you to do to test your awareness. Watch the video below and see how many passes the...

The psychology of goal setting

Nassim Nicholas Taleb describes his book, “The Black Swan“, as a book about confirmation bias. The black swan is very rare, and if you had never seen nor heard of a black swan you might be inclined to say that they do not exist. In an effort to make...