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When Enough is Enough

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When Enough is Enough We all hit are point when we need a break, when we need to lower the number of responsibilities, or when we decide we no longer want to do something. This is okay! Knowing your limit and knowing when something isn’t for you is a good thing to admit. You don’t […]

Moving Forward from the Good and the Bad

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Moving Forward from the Good and Bad Whether something good or something bad is happening, we have to have the skills to accept it and then move forward. With the good, the bad, and everything in between, you need to take some time to process the moment and then figure out what you can take […]

The Mindset Surrounding Breaks

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The Mindset Surrounding Breaks In our society, we often feel like we have to earn a break or that we don’t deserve them. However, this is not only detrimental to our society but to our brains and bodies. When we don’t take breaks or give time to reset and recharge, we can become burnt out. […]

Motivation: What Motivates You?

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Motivation Motivation is the desire to act in service of a goal (Psychology Today). Motivation is what gets you out of bed, what gets you to put in effort towards a goal, and to try new things. However, how do you know what motivates you? There are two main types of motivation: internal and external. […]

Progress, Perfection, and Mental Training

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Progress, Perfection, and Mental Training Progress is “forward or onward movement” (Oxford Dictionary). Perfection is the “condition, state, or quality of being free or as free as possible from all flaws or defects” (Oxford Dictionary). Progress and perfection are two topics often discussed in sports (and life). We all are striving for perfection but perfection […]

New Year Resolutions and Intentions

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New Year Resolutions and Intentions We are a week into the new year and it is common for us to want to make changes. However, resolutions sometimes are too specific for people or don’t match quite what we want to do with this year. When that happens, setting intentions for the year can be a great […]

Expectations: Making and Missing Them

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Expectations Expectations are a belief or bar that we are trying to reach. Sometimes we put expectations on ourselves that are really high, low, or “just right.” It is good to have expectations of ourselves because they give us something to reach toward. The problem comes in when we, or someone else, puts such high […]

Progressive Muscle Relaxation: Stress Reliever

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Progressive Muscle Relaxation: Stress Reliever We all have busy lives and many responsibilities that we are juggling. This juggling often leads to a high amount of stress. Stress can be shown and felt in our bodies in different ways: high heart rate, racing thoughts, feeling tired, etc. One of the top ways stress is felt […]

Growth v Fixed Mindset: What is the Ideal?

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Mindset We are called CTG Mindset and our motto is “observe your mind, hear your mind, control your mind.” However, what is mindset and is there ideal? Mindset is “an established set of attitudes held by someone” (Oxford Dictionary). The two types of mindset: growth and fixed. Below is a description of both and explaining […]

Confidence: 4 Tips to Increase It

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What is Confidence? The Oxford Dictionary defines confidence as “a feeling of self-assurance arising from one’s appreciation of one’s own abilities or qualities.” Confidence is knowing your skills and trusting in yourself that you can achieve your goals and perform well. For some people, confidence comes easily but for others it doesn’t. Therefore, we are […]