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Navigating the Mind's Maze: The Shift from Confidence to Self-Doubt


As a mental performance coach, I've seen how athletes can swing from a state of "I am good enough" to "I'm not good enough." This shift is more than just a change in mindset; it's a profound experience that can deeply affect both professional and personal lives.


The Impact of Slipping Back:


Imagine you're on top of your game, feeling unstoppable and confident. Then, something triggers a shift. Suddenly, you find yourself questioning everything. This isn't just about losing a bit of confidence. It's like falling into a different world where self-doubt reigns.


When you slip back into the “I'm not good enough” programming, it can feel like you're lost in a fog. You know you've been confident before, but now, that seems like a distant memory. This can hit your professional life hard. Your performance suffers, not because you lack skill, but because your mind is holding you back.


In your personal life, it's just as tough. This mindset can lead to withdrawing from friends and family, feeling like you're not worth their time or you're a burden. It's a lonely place to be and somewhere I have also had to traverse on my own journey.


The Risks of Not Addressing This Shift:


If this shift isn't addressed early, it can spiral. What starts as a nagging doubt can turn into a feeling of being trapped or stuck. This isn't just about sports anymore; it's about your wellbeing.


Left unchecked, this can lead to overwhelming stress, and even burnout. You're not just physically exhausted; your mind is too. It's like running a marathon with no finish line in sight.


My Role in This Journey:


This is where I step in. My job as a mental performance coach isn't just about getting you back on track professionally. It's about helping you navigate out of this fog of self-doubt and rediscovering that “I am good enough” mindset.


It's about more than just techniques and strategies; it's about understanding and support. Together, we work on identifying what triggered the shift, understanding the subconscious patterns, and developing a plan to break them.


Finding Your Way Back:


Making the journey back from “I'm not good enough” to “I am good enough” is challenging, but it's possible with the right support and guidance. It's not just about improving performance; it's about finding yourself again, both in your professional and personal life. My goal is to help you make that journey, to find your path back to confidence & self-belief, and keep you moving towards achieving your dreams.







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