Notes on believing in yourself
In my climbing, as in my life, I’ve always strived not to delude myself in my abilities
If there’s one piece of advice I really kind of loathe, it’s this: just believe in yourself.
Anything is possible. You just have to set your sights on the goal. Make a vision board. See yourself doing the thing. Envision it in your head. Believe that it’s possible, and it will happen.
This kind of power of positive thinking stuff is—how shall I say—not for me.
And yet as rock climbing has exploded in popularity over the past 5-10 years, sometimes it seems a new generation of just believe-in-yourself thinkers has suddenly flooded the climbing gyms and shown up at the crags.
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