Category Archives: Mental Toughness

Limited Track VS Mental Toughness Track Thinking

Each one of us has had a “Eureka” moment when a big audacious goal pops into our mind.  Maybe for you it is to write a NY Times bestseller, open a yogurt franchise or swim the English Channel. Just as you are having a; “Stand on top of the World” moment…. WHAM! From out of…
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If Not You, Then Who? If Not Now, Then When?

    Labor Day weekend 2013 I made the decision to fully commit to begin my training for a solo swim  attempt of the English Channel in the summer of 2015 I had a blast with family and friends at our Cape home that weekend two years ago. By noon on that Monday all of…
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The Train Ride to Cape Fear

The Train Ride To Cape Fear   I took the Southeastern train line from London’s Gatwick Airport to Dover Priory to honor a dream I held for twenty years that of attempting a solo swim across the English Channel.  It was somewhere around Folkstone, about ten minutes from Dover that I looked out the train…
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6 English Channel Mental Toughness Training Techniques

                            Next month at age 60 I will attempt a solo swim crossing of the English Channel regarded as the Mount Everest of open water swimming.  I am a below average swimmer with above average Mental Toughness. Here are six (of the more than 178) tips I have created to help you achieve ANY goal in my…
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