Sit back, relax, and watch your athlete do her thing!

Oct 18, 2021

Wouldn't it be nice if you could just sit back, relax, and watch your athlete do her thing with full confidence? 

To know that your athlete is fully equipped with the tools she needs to show up confident?

To watch her bounce back from mistakes?

Well, you're not dreaming!

I have a really simple, yet very effective tool she can use to have full confidence going into her next game!

Game Ready Confidence

Your daughter's pre-game routine for her mindset!

It's a quick journaling session that will allow your athlete to be mindful of how she feels, create intention of how she wants to show up, let go of pressure, and have a plan for failure (because failure happens)!

Anddd... to make this pre-game routine even better, I'm offering a one-time opportunity to add a Pre-Game Guided Visualization MP3 she can listen to before her games.

Positive Thinking + Visualization = CONFIDENCE!

Things don't just happen. We create what happens by thinking about it, practicing it, and believing it.

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Afraid to look dumb?

Oct 04, 2021

Have you ever felt afraid to fail? Mess up? Say the wrong thing? Do the wrong thing? Have the wrong answer?

If yes, you're not alone. Pretty sure almost every single athlete I've ever worked with has felt like this at some point and time.

It's okay. But, it's also time to leave that fear behind because it is only holding you back!

Failing, messing up, saying the wrong thing, doing the wrong thing, having the wrong answers ARE ALL PARTS OF LIFE.

Those things are supposed to happen and they WILL happen. Once you can accept that, it will be easier.

This is going to sound weird, but I want you to think about the worst thing that could happen?

Maybe the worst things that could happen are...

You fall, get back up, and try again

  People laugh at you and you decide it's not that bad, then laugh with them

  You don't succeed that day, but you learn

Are you starting to see a pattern?!

Sometimes, we make those things way scarier and harder than they really are. When you can accept...

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My coach doesn't believe in me....

Sep 27, 2021

Ugh... this feeling sucks right?

I believe that the best coaches instill belief in their athletes.

Good news... there are coaches that do this!

Bad news is... not all coaches do this (we can have a whole conversation about this another time).

This feeling still sucks though. Which is why I teach athletes how to create their own confidence when they feel like this.

Here is what you can do when you feel like your coach doesn't believe in you:

  1. I want you to decide if this is a thought or a fact.

Thought = A story we tell ourselves, our imagination, our opinion

Fact = 100% true, can be proved in a court! 

A lot of times we tend to create a story in our minds that isn't totally true - it's all good, it happens to everyone. 

  1. Ask yourself, "What do I want to believe about me?" 

This is the truth time. This is the time to step into your power and decide what you want to happen, who you want to be, and how you want to show up! 

  1. Choose who you surround yourself...
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How long did it take you to become confident?

Sep 20, 2021

This was one of the questions that came up in The Confident Athlete live group Zoom calls this past week and it made me think about my answer for this.

Here was my answer to these girls:

It's not like I worked on my mindset and now I'm cured. I'm not 100% confident, 100% of the time. I'm human!

Think about it as different subjects in school. You have English, History, Math, Science, etc. Your grades in each of these subjects vary. 95% in English. 80% in Math. You get the point.

Confidence is kind of like those subjects in school. You might be... 

100% confident in your defense. 

60% confident in your offense. 

75% confident in making new friends. 

40% confident in asking for help.

Sometimes it varies.

But, here's what I know is true. I know that when I started focusing on what I was thinking and working on my mindset, my confidence was BOOMING! Because... what we think and say is what we believe.

It took me less than 6 months to turn my confidence around my...

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How to stay positive during games!

Sep 14, 2021

I know. It's super hard to stay positive when you are in the middle of a game, competing. Especially when you start to feel nervous, the pressure is on, or after you make a mistake and can't stop beating yourself up over it. 

Here's what I want you to do in your next game to stay positive even when you're going off the negative deep end:

1 Write down a positive, encouraging, powerful, confident affirmation!

Example: I am valuable no matter what happens and I can do anything I set my mind to!

2 Put that new affirmation somewhere you will be able to see it during your game. 

Examples: Small note in your pocket, on your hand/arm, on some tape, right on your equipment, on your water bottle, etc. Get creative! 

3 During your next game, LOOK AT IT and TRUST IT! 

It's all about choosing better thoughts!

Want some accountability? Post your reminder on social media and tag me! I can't wait to see your reminder!

Paige

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Are you always doubting yourself?

Sep 06, 2021

I probably wouldn't have told anyone I wasn't "confident" when I was playing softball…

It was more like I just was filled with doubt when it was my turn to perform (aka get in the batters box).

What if I get out?

What if I let my dad down?

What if I suck?

What if my coach doesn't believe in me?

All the doubtful thoughts filled my head and put enormous amounts of pressure on me.

Can you relate?!

I'm with you. But, I have a SOLUTION! Thought editing. I made this up lol. I kept thinking about all of those paragraphs and papers I had to edit in school.

Cross out a word and choose a new one

Capitalize this

Lowercase this

Rephrase that sentence

Add punctuation there

Well, that's what we can do with our thoughts too.

1Write down your doubtful thoughts (the negative crap going on in your head).

2Make the edits needed to create a powerful thought (sometimes this means scrapping the whole original thought).

3Re-write that beautiful, new, powerful, confident thought that you are going...

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How to compete and have fun too

Aug 30, 2021

What's the point of playing sports if it isn't fun anymore?

Sometimes, I think back about my time playing sports and wish that I would of just had more fun. Don't get me wrong, I had so many good memories playing, but I also was so dang hard on myself that I lost sight of the reason I played in the first place. Fun.

It doesn't have to be competitive OR fun. It CAN be both! You can be competitive and have fun too.

It’s about embracing that failure WILL happen.

It's about knowing you can get through anything.

It's about being goofy and creating positive energy with your teammates.

It's about giving it all you have and if you look dumb, who cares?!

It's about being in the present moment.

It's about celebrating all the hard work.

It's about lifelong bonds with teammates, coaches, and your parents.

When I think about this concept of balancing being a competitor and also having fun while doing that, I think about the Women's College World Series. Every year it comes on, I watch the...

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Kick Off for The Confident Athlete is SOON!

Aug 26, 2021

Omg!

I can't believe it's next week!

I am SO excited for the group of girl athletes that are about to begin The Confident Athlete (first official call is on Monday)! I have girls from all over the country: Florida, Tennessee, South Carolina, Louisiana, Oregon, Kansas, Arizona, Indiana, Alabama, and MORE!

What's so cool about having girls from different sports, teams, and locations, is they start to see that they aren't alone. They are all going through the highs and lows together. Something about that community, support, and togetherness that creates confidence!

163 girl athletes have completed The Confident Athlete program and have had so much growth, mindset shifts, and confidence built like...

Taking leadership roles

Having more fun competing

Moving past mistakes easily

Having the hard and scary conversations with coaches

Being brave and asking for help

Consistent results and stats

Crushing goals and dreams

This is just a handful of wins from the girls who have been a...

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Surround your daughter with the BEST influences!

Aug 16, 2021

Ahhh!! I'm so, so, so pumped for you the girls in my programs (The Confident Athlete + Girl Gang) to meet Katie Cheadle, our guest speaker, tonight!

This is a bonus month guest speaker for all the girls that joined The Confident Athlete and they are in for a treat!

Katie is a mindfulness based psychologist AND is a former athlete. She GETS IT! I can't wait to hear what she has to teach and share with the girls in my program.

AND! Don't forget about the next 6 months of Guest Speakers!

Holly Esler - CEO and Clinical Therapist

Jill + Mary - Co-Founders of Girls Mentorship

Montana Fouts - Senior Pitcher at Alabama

Rachel Coleman - Recruiting Expert

Jen Schroeder - Former UCLA Softball Catcher, Coach, CEO, + Softball Influencer

Shay Haddow - Former Collegiate Soccer Player + Founder of Alpha Girl Confidence

I mean, this alone is worth The Confident Athlete! But seriously, the reason I bring in the most AMAZING guest speakers is because I want girl athletes to be surrounded with the...

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Athletes who are ready for confidence

Aug 08, 2021

You guys…

I had the Meet n' Greet with the girls that are officially in The Confident Athlete and I am SO excited for this next round!

I have poured so much into this program and I'm stoked to share it with this group. But, this girl also needs a mental break! After having to postpone our wedding to October, some of our friends told us about this trip they were going on... I heard Greece and it was all over from there!

So, we are actually in New York right this second and heading to...

London

Barcelona

Budapest

Santorini + Mykonos

I can't wait to see all these beautiful new places. See more of this world!

Follow along to see pieces of the journey and then I'll be back and ready to Kick Start The Confident Athlete with a serious BANG!

Psssst.... this also means there is some time to get into The Confident Athlete before the first kick off call!

JOIN HERE!

Paige

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A Pre-Game Routine for Your Mindset!

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