Positive Compounding Negative Compounding
-Accomplishing one extra task a round is a small feat; over an entire season it could mean everything.
- Repeatability builds habits. Habits require less thinking. That means more mind space for you to focus on other areas or learn a new skill.
- When you build repeatability you can automate things and get exponential gains.
- One idea may not make you a genius, but lifelong learning can be game changing.
- Acceptance that your swing may come and go but your mind will always be there.
- When you think different, you are different.
- The frustration of a traffic jam. The weight of parenting responsibilities. The worry of making ends meet. The strain of slightly high blood pressure.
- We deal with stress every day. And usually we feel it’s manageable. And we ignore it.
- We have to be able to address stress in these areas if you are going to tackle it on the golf course.
- The more you think of yourself as worthless, shitty, etc, the more you condition yourself to interpret your time on the course that way.
- You get trapped in a thought loop.
- Negative thoughts also influence your perceptions about your surroundings Once you fall into the habit of seeing the course or your clubs as the problem, you will always fall back on that excuse.
Outrage compounds. A long series of microaggressions that slowly multiply. Finally, one event tips the scales and outrage spreads like wildfire.