James Reid Coach


Ep.148 | 5 Minute Drill | Laugh Your Way to Better Outcomes

How many times has something NOT gone your way, and then you just sit in frustration…

Thinking about what could’ve and should’ve been?

It’s a natural human tendency – our brains LOVE the negative. 

But there’s a strategy that the world’s best use to help them get over the past and refocus for the present…

And it’s something EVERYONE has access to…

It’s called laughter. 

In today’s 5-Minute Drill, I help you leverage it to bring out your best after those not-so-best outcomes you get. 

If you want to recover more quickly after not getting your way, then make sure to lock in to today’s Drill.


[00:01 – 08:32] Opening Segment

  • J.R.’s story about watching a MLB game with his son and the conversation that transpired after his son called out a player laughing after a bad call

[08:33 – 14:36] What’s The Drill?

STEP 1: WHAT IF (Awareness)

  • Write down all the situations that could possibly cause you to go off-center or knock you off course

STEP 2: I’M GOING TO: Laugh and ________ (Strategy)


  • Visualize yourself laughing and executing your strategy.
  • Anchor visualization to one of your routines (best in the AM)

[14:37 – 16:36] Wrapping Up!

  • What’s coming up on the next episode 
  • Final words 


“Instead of putting your focus on the outcome you didn’t get, shift it to a strategy that’s more likely to bring out your gift.” – J.R.


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