Tag Archives: self esteem

When someone tells you that you’re not good enough

There are a lot of people out there in the world confronting the problem of bullying and how it harms the psyches or people young and old. I lived with bullying growing up. Many times I fought back. I’m not … Continue reading

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Leaving negative self-image behind

Athletes can be frail beasts when it comes to the inner workings of the mind. All it takes for some people to suffer long-term effects to self-image is one difficult race. That race might have been bad or good. Some people … Continue reading

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Let’s focus on you for a minute

Running and riding and swimming are all activities that give your life focus. When you have focus, it gives you structure around which you build your daily activities. Time becomes valuable as you make choices in what to do each day. … Continue reading

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Enlightenment from the locker room

By Christopher Cudworth I’m a member of XSport Fitness clubs. The chain is based in three states and does a really nice job of keeping their clubs clean. Which is most appreciated, because another club in our area recently had … Continue reading

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How do you grade yourself as an athlete?

Getting good grades is one of the ways we measure our success in life. “Making the grade” is also how we’re assessed in business and other pursuits as well. How do you grade yourself as an athlete? Most commonly we … Continue reading

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Running and riding through sleep’s dark and silent gate

Are you dreaming of running and riding? Lately I’ve had such weird dreams that I’ve turned to friends and the web to help understand them. On the dream interpretation sites there are zillions of takes about what dreams mean. So … Continue reading

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How to avoid running or riding over your own self-esteem

By Christopher Cudworth  As young athletes we grow up eager to impress our coaches, parents and friends. That habit can become addictive if you let it. Impressing others is fun and rewarding in its way, and our culture revels in … Continue reading

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