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Golf Digest (South Africa) - - The Golf Life -

It’s well es­tab­lished in psy­chol­ogy that act­ing con­fi­dent when you aren’t can help – tem­po­rar­ily. In his book How Cham­pi­ons Think, sports psy­chol­o­gist Bob Rotella rec­om­mends guided vi­su­al­i­sa­tion be­fore com­pe­ti­tion.“I’ll sug­gest that play­ers imag­ine God ap­peared to them and said,‘You’re go­ing to have a great ca­reer.You’re go­ing to win dozens of tour­na­ments.’ The truth is, you don’t need di­vine in­ter­ven­tion to be con­fi­dent.The mir­a­cle has al­ready hap­pened, in the cre­ation of the hu­man brain.” That’s right, we bad.

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