The three words that ruffle my feathers as a coach?
I. Don't. Know. *Especially when on repeat.
Actually - I smile because I know exactly what to do when I hear them.
Just saying those words or thinking those words cuts you off from possibilities. It perpetuates a helpless, confused, foggy-headed feeling. Or brings about the same.
NO! [insert hand up motion here]
Just stop. You do NOT have time for that energy. It does not and will not help you move forward. And YOU? You definitely want to...