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Overcoming Fear at the Vancouver Winter Olympics

As the Olympic Games continue in Vancouver, today we focus on overcoming two basic fears – failure and success. Competitive Olympic athletes have fought them – and so can you. Overcoming fear of failure. For some, failure signifies humiliation and the loss of self-esteem. But when the goal is to perform to the best of your ability, you can feel good about yourself even when you don’t come in first place. As Coubertain stated in the Olympic creed, “The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win … Continue reading

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