ShareAre you too serious at the poker table and in life? I know I often am. Let’s just have some fun today. I’m looking for New Year’s resolutions that will really make me laugh. I haven’t found any seriously laughable ones. I’m looking for a belly buster. Why?
Author Archive | Donna Blevins
ShareToday is the last Monday of 2011, and it is a precious day for re-setting our mindset. Today starts the week in-between Christmas and New Year’s, which for me is a time to look back at the previous year with gratitude and forward with joyful anticipation. Below you will find 3 Mindset Moment steps to […]
ShareFear is one of those MindSet monsters that plays tricks on us in both our everyday lives and at the poker table. Yet, some fear is good. Like the fear that we are in physical danger– that primal instinct that makes the hair stand up on the back of our necks, or sends a chill […]
ShareMindset matters in the boardroom, in the bedroom, and at the poker table. Whether we are negotiating a business deal, communicating with our partner, or playing poker, our mindset determines how we view what is going on. Sure it sucks to lose, however, as Mama Peggy always says, “Shake it off and get on with […]
SharePlaying winning poker takes more energy than most people think. I have been an athlete the majority of my life, and I believe poker takes more continual energy than any other sport. Think of a 3-day poker tournament as running three, full length marathons back-to-back. This is an energy request for Ashira and Martin, both […]
ShareIt's Monday and time to set the tone for our week. Since childhood, we have been conditioned to shift our mindset on Monday from the weekend back to the school week. Regardless of our careers, that trigger point remains with us. Tomorrow, I'm competing in a regional poker tournament, and today could have been stressful […]
ShareOur mindset on Monday sets the tone for our week. It’s as if we get the chance every week to begin anew—to set aside the struggles of last week or the chores of the weekend. I like that! It’s even been said that when we want to change a habit, or form a new one, […]
Have you ever noticed that a winning poker mindset seems to come naturally for some people? My grandmother helped fashion my mindset at the poker table and in my life.
ShareAs a Poker MindSet Coach, I'm always looking for what makes a poker player who he or she is at the poker table. On Veterans Day, I'm reminded of the stories my husband, Gregory Weitzel, has told me about his two tours in Vietnam in 1966-67. Those experiences have certainly helped fashion his poker game, because poker […]
MindSet is very telling. How we react to a situation or an image will tell us much about who we are.