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April 24, 2010

Life Lessons: How to Overcome the Ego Mind

In my pursuit of the foundation for extraordinary performance, I’ve interviewed over 100 extraordinary performers, coaches, sports psychologists, and members of elite forces around the world. As a researcher, I’ve learned to be as objective as possible–to seek the truth…. read more

April 20, 2010

Inner Excellence: Do You Have it?

Have you ever wondered how Olympic athletes have so much poise under pressure?   What is it that allows elite performers to be fully engaged in the moment, totally confident, with their career on the line? It’s something I’ve thought… read more

April 03, 2010

Murphy Power Shake: Are You Empowering Your Mind and Body With Whole Foods?

How is your energy?   If it’s not where you want it to be, your fuel may be the problem.   Think about what you ate yesterday. Was it mostly plant-based, whole foods? Or was it processed “food”? If your… read more

March 18, 2010

What is Your Mission?

Filling my car with gas the other day in Tucson, Arizona, I looked at the people around me. I thought about their lives, where they were rushing to, what kind of struggles they have, and how they compared to me…. read more

March 15, 2010

How to Overcome Adversity Like a Paralympian: 4 Things We Can All Learn from the Paralympic Games

The Paralympic Games taking place now in Vancouver, BC are an amazing display of focus, faith, and mental toughness from athletes who surmount incredible adversity every day.   (Paralympians are Olympic athletes with a physical handicap). In life it’s so… read more

March 06, 2010

Wisdom is knocking on your door – are you listening?

The goal of seeking wisdom is to see things as they really are, or at least closer to it, so we can get in tune with the greatness all around us.   It’s easy to get tromped by our ever-changing… read more

March 02, 2010

How to be Creative – 21 Ways to Stimulate Original Thoughts

“All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” – Pablo Picasso   Are you creative? Although some people may be more inherently gifted in this area than others, we can all learn to… read more

February 12, 2010

5 Ways to Train Your Mind Like an Olympian

“The outer condition of a person’s life will always reflect their inner beliefs.” – James Allen   Every Olympics there is a Cinderella story. One athlete will outperform other far better athletes. How does he or she do it?  … read more

January 23, 2010

Success: Are You a Good Student of Life?

“In my walks, every man I meet is my superior in some way, and in that I learn from him.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson   I got on the bus at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and settled in for the hour-long… read more

January 17, 2010

Are YOU Making This Crucial Mistake?

“The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched; they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller   Goals are risky. Every time we set a goal, there’s the threat of failure–and failure can… read more