It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and of creative action that man finds his supreme joys.ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY
To perform at your best, you must become your own personal cheerleader. You must develop a routine of coaching yourself and encouraging yourself to play at the top of your game.
Most of your emotions, positive or negative, are determined by how you talk to yourself on a minute-to-minute basis. It is not what happens to you but the way that you interpret the things that are happening to you that determines how you feel. Your version of events largely determines whether these events motivate or de-motivate you, whether they energize or deenergize you.
To keep yourself motivated, ...