Dec 14, 2019
One of the biggest challenges of injury is seeing the goals and timelines you once had for your season or your career slip through your fingers. You may know, objectively, that these plans no longer make sense given your new situation.
Still, your brain often holds onto these previous targets. Each time you realize you’re not reaching them can provoke feelings of failure.
Chances are, though, you’re making progress in your recovery in some way, each and every day. Shifting your focus to that forward motion, rather than solely mourning what you’ve lost, represents a powerful way to change your mindset around recovery.
This week, Carrie talks through an exercise designed to call attention to your achievements. Using Redefine Success—which is on page 50 of our book Rebound, if you’ve picked it up—you can learn to truly celebrate your wins. You’ll boost your mood in the moment, and fuel yourself with powerful confidence and motivation for moving forward.
On this episode, we discuss:
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