This Mental Hack Helped Michael Phelps Win Olympic Gold in Beijing

Why we should expect the best but prepare for the worst

Photo by JD Lasica from Pleasanton, CA, US, via Wikimedia Commons, [CC BY 2.0]

In 2008, a 23-year-old Michael Phelps was on the brink of history at the Beijing Olympic Games. He had already won seven gold medals in swimming, and the only thing standing between him and the history books was the 200-meter butterfly, his signature event.



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