In an essay called “How the Stories We Tell Ourselves Control Our Lives,” writer Peter Crone suggests that these kinds of knee-jerk reactions could be caused by something called “ego blind spots.” I like this idea, and I like the idea that they could be torn out. Or at least monitored with an elaborate system of side-view mirrors.Read More
My phone rang promptly at 11 a.m. On the other end was a woman who, like many of the people I work with, was struggling with a number of things in life. Her predominant issue was the seemingly ever-increasing occurrence these days of a constant albeit mild anxiety.Read More
Peter Crone is not a psychotherapist. Instead, he refers to himself as a “mind architect,” whose sole goal is helping people understand how their own perceptions and their own self-limiting beliefs and words have shaped their reality—a reality that might not actually jive with a more objective and less distorted point of view.
Crone, who also works with Major League Baseball’s Arizona Diamondbacks, Hollywood actors and businessmen, says his mission involves "helping people realize their potential and I do it by removing the constraints of their mind." In other words, he helps people get out of their own way.Read More
Crone told me, "When you get to a place like Paul of self worth where you realize your value and self acceptance, then you're not trying to figure out what people think or what the future holds; you're simply where you are. It really does become very straightforward."Read More
“Golf is analogous to life,” says Peter Crone, founder of Be Alive, Inc, who has helped PGA and LPGA players harness mental energy to improve their games. “The degree to which someone is focused on the past and future is the degree to which they're not focused on what they're doing now.”Read More
He credits his mental turnaround to a conversation he had early in camp with Peter Crone, the Diamondbacks' mental skills coach. Montero said he had become afraid of failure, and Crone urged him to cut himself some slack, to allow himself some room to fail.Read More