Anyone can do things when they are in the mood to do them. True discipline is doing them when you aren’t.
Life isn’t practice. This is the real thing. It’s our one shot. Regardless of what you think comes next, the lives we are living now are unique. We won’t get to do this over.
So how do you react when it snows? Do you stay inside complaining that you can’t get out to the course and play? Or do you grab your snow shoes and hit the course anyway?
Motivation will only get you so far in life. Sure, it will get you started. But it won’t carry you forever. That’s where building habits saves the day.
At the end of your days, you’re going to look back on your life and say one of two things. “I wish I had.” or “I’m glad I did.”. The difference between which of those you end up saying could simply be how motivated you were.
Disc golf practice, it’s not for everyone. Whether or not it’s for you is a question only you can answer and it directly relates to your disc golf goals.
One of Michael Jordan’s greatest skills was that he thrived under pressure. It actually made him better. I always wondered how he did that. I’m very jealous, and could really use that skill on the disc golf course. Today, I heard a big part of the answer.
One of my readers, Jarrod Job, hit me with this saying the other day. Considering I have my second to last tournament of the year this weekend, I thought it was appropriate. Since I’ll be spending what little spare time I have getting ready for the tourney, I figured instead of a long post this weekend, I’d just leave this …
This summer, I’ve played disc golf with a ton of new people. I’ve had readers and podcast listeners hit me up to play. I’ve played with random people at my home course. I’ve played rounds with people who follow me on Instagram. It has turned out to be a really great summer. It’s been really cool to meet so many people. Something I always …
You guys rock. I mean that. I get some of the best emails and comments from the people that follow this blog. They share pictures, challenges, successes, and inspirational stories about their life and disc golf. I love getting those emails. The other day I got one from someone who had started playing disc golf later in life. They said …