Hamptonstone launches first book

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She’s been a banker, ski instructor and mental performance coach; now Sun Peaks’ Isabelle Hamptonstone can add “author” to her list of career achievements. This past December Hamptonstone published her first book, 101 Short Steps to Radiance. The book has been a labour of love for Hamptonstone who provides mental performance coaching to business people and sports teams, including the Kamloops Blazers. “I am so … [Read more...]

Want to change your life for the better? Sweat the small stuff!


What if you could focus your attention in ways that would change your life? Your possibilities would be endless; your life would be lived with joy and the expectation of success. Concentration, in this day and age, is really an epic challenge. There are so many things distracting us, and technology is moving so fast that our minds are constantly switching gears trying to take the next bit of information in as fast … [Read more...]

Filling up the energy reservoir


Ever have those days when you feel mentally drained? Ever have those days when you feel that you got so much done that you could have kept going forever? Ever wish you could manage to have more of the high-energy days than the completely drained ones? You can. Very often, we let ourselves experience the effects of the ebb and flow of the day without realizing that we can command and protect our mental energy … [Read more...]

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There are times when we feel overwhelmed by events that surround us. In sport, in business, in life generally we are used to having peaks and troughs, busy times and crazy busy times. We have days when we wish that time would stand still to give us a break from the craziness we find ourselves in. Then come the quiet days where we draw in our breath and do whatever we can to recharge, ready for the next … [Read more...]

Let anxiety lead you to success


Often we feel anxiety and worry about a particular part of ourselves and/or our sport or business. Often we feel powerless to control this anxiety. In this article, we learn how to not only take back the power, but also to use the anxiety to our own advantage. From here we can start to make a huge difference to our day-to-day lives and use anxiety to our advantage. The key here is what goes on in the mind, and is a … [Read more...]