Here is the segment in which I was interviewed for NFL Films. It is about self-talk in sports
Running from demons.
When we try to avoid pain, problems, stress, weaknesses, sometimes these demons away. At least we think they go away. In reality those demons are there. In the shadows, waiting, and getting stronger. Meticulously devising a plan to interfere, hurt, and sabotage. When we run from demons, we are also running from a solution, a plan of attack, a fight. When you run from the demons they will control you.
Running with the demons.
Run alongside the demons. Understand these demons intimately. Where did they come from? How strong are they? What makes them stronger and what makes them weaker? Come face-to-face with your demons so you can eliminate what gives them strength. So you can exploit their weaknesses. Run with the demons so you can be in control of them. In doing so you can minimize how they cause pain. You can use their strength to work for you. You can better understand yourself. When you run with the demons you are running toward, not away from a solution. You are planning an attack. You are fighting.
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