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A Coffey Note: Mental Effects of Mistakes

“My success is the outcome of my work. I am willing to do the work.” Delice Coffey

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Dwelling on Past Mistakes: A sport psychology researcher John Dunn, whose research focuses on how athletes react to the high standards they set, found that athletes who accept loss are best prepared to win. Not being able to let go of past mistakes can lead to a negative cycle of focusing on what you did wrong, depression, and can even lead to more mistakes.

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Updated: September 3, 2017 — 9:19 am

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