Do You Worry About What Others Think – Video

Sports Confidence Buster #5

Many athletes worry too much about what others think of them. These athletes worry that others, such as teammates, coaches, parents, and friends might think badly of them. We call this social approval

If you think this way, you want to be admired, accepted, respected, or liked by other athletes, coaches, or teammates. Part of this is just human nature, but it can turn into a confidence-killer for athletes.

Athletes who worry about what others think engage in a process called false “mind reading.” Mind reading is when you make invalid assumptions about what others might think of you.

In this week’s video, I discuss you can stop the mind reading and not lose confidence from this phenomenon.

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