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07.16.2015

Why Grounding Dreams in Obstacles Helps Young People Manifest Them

I vividly remember a youth hockey coach once asked me to “Imagine that there are no obstacles standing in your way. You are fast and powerful and nothing is between you and the net.”

Even with my eyes closed in the locker room, I could practically hear my skates cutting the ice, feel the thrill of speed and the sweet taste of victory as I landed the puck in the net. It was exhilarating to even imagine this outcome – especially since I so rarely actually scored a goal in real life.

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