Tag Archives : confidence

Mental Blocks in Athletes and How to Overcome Them


"Don't let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks." ~Dr. Roopleen   Have you ever gone through a period (maybe you’re in one right now) where you know that you are perfectly capable of executing a skill, but for whatever reason, you just can’t do it? It’s not that…

Dealing with Body Image in Girls’ Sports


“Every girl is expected to have Caucasian blue eyes, Spanish lips, a classic button nose, hairless Asian skin with a California tan, a Jamaican dance hall ass, long Swedish legs, small Japanese feet, the abs of a [gym owner], the hips of a 10 year old boy, the arms of Michelle Obama, and doll [boobs]. This is why everyone is…

The Challenge of Being a Strong Woman


“I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.” ~Madonna   In honour of International Women’s Day yesterday, I felt that it was an appropriate time to do a post highlighting what I feel to be a very important issue facing women today. Being a strong woman is a challenge we…