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Hard moves in easy water for a powerful mindset

You may think you know what practicing hard moves in easy water means, and I bet you don’t think of it as paddling the Narrows of the Green (a Class IV-V section). Earlier this month I paddled into the Narrows …

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Boundaries for a powerful mindset

The rapids you love exist because of the boundaries of the river banks. Those boundaries create a container in which the water flows powerfully. If you want a powerful mindset, you want to create your own river banks that empower …

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5 sleep habits that lead to a powerful mindset

Do you struggle with getting good sleep? According to the American Sleep Association, between 50 and 70 million Americans are affected by sleep disorders – so you’re not alone. When my coaching clients bring up their sleep problems, they feel …

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Who is standing for your greatness?

Who in your life is there to stand for your awesomeness when you can’t see it for yourself? When I was a freestyle competitor on the Canadian Freestyle team in the early 2000s, I was one of the best female …

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3 Morning habits that lead to a powerful mindset

If you want more courage and confidence on the water, then you need to start your day in a powerful way. What you do first thing in the morning can make or break your mindset for the rest of the …

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Why you need to do hard things.

How do you calm yourself down at the top of, or in the middle of a rapid? This is a super common question that I get from my coaching and instruction clients. I always answer with a few questions of …

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If you love eating, stop snacking

Eating is one of the most feel-good activities you can engage in. After all, at its root, eating fulfills one of our most important basic needs. I love eating, and you probably do too! Unfortunately, your digestive system isn’t designed …

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How to Make a Healthy Transition to Fall Season

Have you ever wondered why you have a higher tendency to get sick during fall season? Or why the season brings on higher levels of anxiety, digestive distress, cold hands and feet, and dry, rough skin? If you experience any …

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World Champion Routine Secrets

Emily Jackson (3X World Freestyle Champion and Marketing Director at Jackson Kayaks) and I discussed the topic of routines in our recent zoom conversation for the Mind Body Paddle Community. Abby Holcombe, Junior Freestyle World Champion, also joined us. According …

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Want more confidence? Eat better food.

Do you wish you had a more confident mindset on and off the water? If you’ve joined one of my ‘Master Your Whitewater Mindset’ webinars then you know that after offering strategies for calming your mind that include fact vs …

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