What is a winning mentality? It’s a mindset. If you believe you can achieve, then you will. It is a positive attitude to what you’re doing. You are working towards your goal.
‘Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right’ Henry Ford
This and last week the England football team has been playing their last two qualifying games for the World Cup in Brazil next year.
The pre-match talk has been of ‘not losing’ rather than winning. The manager, Roy Hodgson said ‘the England team have not been scarred by past failures’. Commentators have been searching around for excuses if the team does not qualify and to add insult to injury, they have focused on when England failed to qualify in 1973, rather than the fact they have qualified many times since that year. It is part of the psyche of this country to pile pressure on the national side and then are surprised if they don’t do very well!
What does this have to do with you?
When you are working towards your goals, are you focusing on success or failure?
Do you think about your past successes and what went well or do you focus on your past failures and torment yourself?
Have you started to compile a list of reasons why you cannot succeed or aren’t good enough?
Do you celebrate your successes or breathe a sigh of relief that you didn’t fail?
Don’t you think there has to be a better way?
Would you like to pursue your dreams and ambitions without so much pain?
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