Unlocking the Cell Door to Our Self-Created Hell

I got COVID over Christmas. And, in many ways, it was a gift.Apart from feeling tired for the first few days, I just felt like I had a cold. After I tested positive, the testing centre doctor said it’s highly likely that I only had mild symptoms because I was double-vaxxed. Within a week, I was back to feeling normal—whatever that is.As you may surmise, it was a quiet Christmas. There are only so many books I can read, and music documentaries … [Read more...]

The Gift of Gratitude

Fortunately, I’ve never been one of those people: The folks that race around on Christmas Eve hoping they can still find gifts.If you’re one of those people, well, hey, no judgment. I can’t stand stores and malls to begin with, so it’s just pain avoidance. I think it’s the same reason I haven’t suffered a hangover in years. Touch wood.I was thinking of what I could offer on Christmas Eve to you folks kind of enough to subscribe to my blog. Or … [Read more...]

Just stop it

Watch for news about an exciting new program that PGA of Canada professional Nathan Robinson and I are launching in early 2022. I’m getting wonderful feedback from participants in our first two Golf is Line: Online Golf Nerd Group. If you’re interested, check out this blog and this one, and send me an email to tim@oconnorgolf.ca. And, I will be doing some indoor coaching this winter. News to come. This blog contains some great advice. Not … [Read more...]

Golf is life II

I received some interesting feedback last week on my post that proclaimed the golf season is never over because … golf is life. The way we operate in life affects how we play golf, and if we want to make a difference in our golf, we can start by looking at how our golf and our lives intersect. It was with this theme in mind that I invited folks to my Tuesday, November 30 online session, which I’ve since called the ‘Golf is Life: Online Golf Nerd … [Read more...]

Golf is Life

You are invited to a free online golf groupYes, it’s November. But if you think that means golf is over, you are mistaken. Because … golf is life. How we live—especially how we think—affects how we play golf. How we play golf is how we live. That's why golf is a 24/7-365 deal.  For those of you who’ve watched Ted Lasso, you know that when you commit to what’s fundamentally important, you change your game—and you can also change … [Read more...]