Inspiration

July 2018

How Growth Mindset And Fixed Mindset Affect Athlete’s Performance

By |2018-07-02T16:29:44+00:00July 2nd, 2018|

Surfers spend many hours of practice, focus, motivation, and resilience to learn how to ride waves, and then mastering and improving their surfing technique and style. Just like many other athletes, professional surfers use the same methodology to produce excellent results. In fact, the skills, tools, and resources that they use are the same [...]

June 2018

How Morning Routines Can Improve Your Surfing

By |2018-07-02T16:09:40+00:00June 18th, 2018|

We often hear people complaining about not having the time to do everything they want during the day. They wish for 26 hours days. People complain about not having time to go to the gym, not being able to take care of themselves and that their busy life and schedule doesn't allow them to [...]

Improve Your Surfing With Visualization

By |2018-07-02T16:33:21+00:00June 11th, 2018|

One good way to counter-effect the negative self-talk that you can have in competition or when having mental barriers due to step-backs is to use mental imagery, also known as visualization. Visualisation is a powerful mental skill that you can use to help you reach optimal performance levels. It is more important than what you [...]

How to Tackle Surfers’ Biggest Challenge

By |2018-06-07T12:12:00+00:00June 6th, 2018|

Apart from the challenge of competition, professional surfers deal with a lot of pressure from media, sponsors, and family. But how do they manage their stress level? And what kind of training can help them with the pressure? FREE-SURFING VS. COMPETITIVE SURFING Competitive surfing is very different than free surfing. In competitive surfing, surfers [...]

6 Steps For Better Decision Making

By |2018-06-03T17:15:16+00:00June 3rd, 2018|

I have frequently been asked the question “how can I learn to make quick decisions?” followed by “I am not good at making decisions,” and I am sure you too probably know one or two friends who are like this. So what makes some people stuck between choices and not being able to make [...]

April 2018

6 Steps to Developing Mental Strength For Surfers

By |2018-05-05T09:53:30+00:00April 18th, 2018|

When thinking about mental strength, we often think of athletes and Navy Seals toughness. Mental strength is a measure of individual resilience and confidence that may predict success in sports, education and the workplace. In fact, for athletes to succeed, they need both mental and physical strength. The framework used to improve these two [...]

October 2017

4 Steps to Manage Time Effectively at Work

By |2018-02-21T23:26:50+00:00October 3rd, 2017|

If there’s one asset that’s more valuable than money or your talent, it’s your time. You need time to realize your personal and career goals. You need time to build relationships. You need time to live the life you want. Unfortunately, unlike money or your skills, you can’t earn or build time. You are [...]

September 2017

The 5 levels of Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

By |2017-10-03T14:12:58+00:00September 25th, 2017|

If there is one job skill that is becoming indispensable in the 21st century, it’s emotional intelligence. Several studies also link high emotional intelligence or emotional quotient (IQ/EQ) to personal and career success. In fact, these studies seem to suggest that it’s even more important than IQ and work experience. People who exhibit a high [...]

4 Steps to Nurture Compassion Through Nonviolent Communication

By |2017-09-26T16:59:33+00:00September 25th, 2017|

Traditional management styles often take a tough approach to leading employees. There are strict sets of rules and code of conduct to be followed. When employees commit mistakes, they are reprimanded or punished. The problem with this tactic is it creates stress and therefore affects employees’ productivity level. Another silent productivity killer is boredom. On [...]