This is a great story and a great moment of self-reflection on your own thinking. Do you subscribe more often to feeding the Evil Wolf or the Good Wolf with your habitual thoughts on a daily basis?
10 ‘typical’ thoughts feeding the Evil Wolf:
10 ‘typical’ thoughts feeding the Good Wolf:
If you catch yourself feeding the Evil Wolf, don’t beat yourself up. Everyone falls into this trap from time to time (and often frequently and daily). Where real ‘mental toughness’ arises is by having the awareness of your thoughts and simply making the decision to start feeding the Good Wolf instead. All it takes is changing your perspective of a situation to change which wolf you are feeding.
If want to learn other useful tools to apply to your life on a daily basis to enhance your awareness, confidence and commitment, contact Brett Manning today to set up a local or remote mental training session.
“Greatness is not given…It is earned through a purposefully executed daily grind.”
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Brett Manning is an Awareness Coach who works with Athletes, Business Professionals and Performing Artists.