Winning at poker is about learning how to deal with loses and failure… what are the lessons within a loss, and what are the blessings?
Author Archive | Donna Blevins
Share Even though I'm in training for this summer's WSOP® Main Event, my poker coach did not accompany me to last Saturday's tournament. After busting our early, I desperately needed to hear his reassuring voice. You see, besides being my poker coach, he is also my life coach, mentor, best friend, and husband. Despite […]
After the womens poker tournament, I was on post-tilt, and my head trash was drowning out my sanity and reason. Regardless of how confident you are or how correctly you play, you can still have doubts and garbage that undermine your game.
Even though I am a professional poker player and poker coach, I continue to learn every time I sit down at a poker table. That is my intention… to become a better poker player with every outing. However, yesterday, I was reminded once again just how subtle poker lessons can be.
Attention Women Poker Players – Tampa Bay: Today, come to The Silks poker room and win your entry into the 2010 World Series of Poker® Ladies Event. This is a fantastic, affordable opportunity!
In preparation for a major poker championship, last night I asked one of the new members of my Poker Pure & Simple™ 8-week live, poker training program to answer one question instantly with whatever came to mind
If you go on tilt at the poker table or in the conference room, people usually just think you’re a jerk. Who would ever imagine that it’s because you rarely see the light of day and have a Vitamin D deficiency?
In poker and in life, C is for the Courage to take action, even when fear overwhelms you. Have the courage to let fear be your friend, because fear may just be telling you something is out of sync.
Poker forums are a great way to connect with other poker players as well as pull people together for a great cause. Poker Nations, Full Tilt Poker and Poker Gives unit forces in a charity today on Full Tilt.
Poker mirrors life, and everywhere I turn, I discover poker lessons in plain sight. Poker and life are both about making correct decisions while balancing priorities. Women are particularly good at balancing life situations, which is one of the many reasons women make good poker players.