Preview: Video Tutorial Lesson 1 – “Your brain explained” (25 mins)

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TUTORIAL MATERIALS 1. The three parts of the brain: 2. Signs of when you are in the fight or flight (stress) state: Feeling rushed or wanting to get this ride over with / get to the finish line as soon as possible Overthinking, worrying or getting a blackout Tunnel vision – you don’t see the distance the same way anymore Having a dry mouth Tense neck, shoulders, arms and/or hands – you start to pull more Heart rate has gone…

BEYOND: Further Learning (Lesson 7)

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1. Watch the documentary, “The Tapping Solution” 2. Read the book, “The Tapping Solution”, by Nick Ortner: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Tapping-Solution-Revolutionary-System-Stress-Free/dp/1848509332 3. Read the book, “Transform your beliefs, transform your life”, by Karl Dawson: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Transform-Your-Beliefs-Life-Reimprinting/dp/1781803765/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1544788828&sr=1-1&keywords=Transform+your+beliefs%2C+transform+your+life 4. Try the app: The Tapping Solution

STEP 1: Video Tutorial – “Breaking down mental barriers” (12 mins)

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* Watch this video tutorial in full before moving on to the lesson exercises. Now have a read of the Tapping Procedure and Tapping Points below and bare these in mind as you go through the next three steps/exercises, which will address specific emotions. Tapping Procedure Tune into the problem you want to work on, or the emotion you are feeling right now. Ask yourself, “how bad is this feeling right now on a scale of 0/10?” Then start tapping…

BONUS: Interview with McLain Ward

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Well done for making it to the end of Lesson 4. Are you enjoying the journey? Are you starting to notice a difference? Have you been consistent with applying what you have learned and doing the exercises? Now it is time to treat yourself a little for making it this far! As you might know, I am writing my second book which I hope to publish in 2019. In the book, I want to answer some of the key questions…

BEYOND: Further Learning (Lesson 6)

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1. Watch this Ted Talk by Carol Dweck where she introduces the concept of mindset: https://www.ted.com/talks/carol_dweck_the_power_of_believing_that_you_can_improve?language=en 2. Read the book, “Mindset – How You Can Fulfill Your Potential”, by Carol Dweck (Highly Recommended!): https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mindset-How-Fulfil-Your-Potential/dp/1780332009

STEP 4: Exercise – Improvement plan

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Another great way to get into and stay in a growth mindset is to create an improvement plan and to always have 3 goals to work on. Think of as many improvement goals for yourself and your horse(s) as you can think of. For example, “ I want to create a consistent forward rhythm throughout the whole course with each horse I ride”, etc. Now pick a maximum 3 goals you will work on over the next week(s) or month(s),…

STEP 3: Exercise – Adopting a growth mindset

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Follow these steps to grow into a growth mindset: Step 1. Embrace your mindset The first step is to actually embrace your fixed mindset. This might seem counter intuitive but the more you judge yourself for thinking a certain way, the more you stay in a fixed world. Allow yourself to become aware when you are thinking with a fixed versus a growth mindset. The first step is always awareness! Step 2. Become aware of your fixed mindset triggers Now…