What do yoga and visualization have to do with improving your golf game? More than you think.
In March 1999, Susan Morgan wrote an article entitled “Par Excellence” for Mirabella about a five-day workshop called “Golf in the Kingdom: An Exploration of the Deeper Game” at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. Being a golfer, the article caught my eye and spurred curiosity.
It is heady stuff to be truly in love and most women describe it as a necessary component, whether married, in a long standing monogamous relationship, or just beginning to date someone. Not that there aren’t other pieces of the pie that count, but women in our culture place such a premium on passion and longing. In fact, we’re sold on the idea – influenced by the media, our friends, our mothers, fairy tales and our own innate desire to have passion in our lives.
And while being in love is about an emotional connection, intimacy and chemistry, many times women place a premium on the chemistry. Women are very invested in this component. I’ve heard women who are dating say they will walk away from someone if there is no chemistry. This is a deal breaker and enough reason to cross the guy from the list. And this applies to women of all ages, not just young women who might be more idealistic about their relationships.
However, it can be misleading to believe that chemistry is the same as romantic love and intimacy. Read More
In his classic self-help book, Handbook to Higher Consciousness, Ken Keyes Jr. says the reality for everyone who walks this earth is, "You win some; you lose some."
Confidence isn't about expecting to win always. That's unrealistic. Confidence is a blending of optimism, hopefulness, self-reliance and freedom from inhibition.
Here are nine ways to build confidence:
1. Create a positive attitude. Optimism breeds confidence. Start thinking positively, and eventually you will act more confidently.