• Get Psyched! How Mentally Strong Are You?

    June 05, 2015, 12:00 pm 1 comment Sports
    Whenever I ask athletes how important mental preparation is, compared to physical and technical preparation, to achieving their competitive goals, everyone says either as or more important. But when I
  • Beating the Winter Blues: How to Stay Motivated During the Holiday Crunch

    June 03, 2015, 12:00 pm 0 comment Sports
    It’s late October and you’re heading into the holiday season with feelings of dread rather than cheer. You may have been pretty good about eating healthily and working out regularly,
  • 5 Reasons Athletes Don’t Do Mental Training

    April 28, 2015, 11:08 am 0 comment Sports
    Over the many years that I've been working in the field of sport psychology, I have championed the benefits of mental training for sports to thousands of athletes. This work
  • Even the Best Struggle Mentally

    March 31, 2015, 9:06 am 0 comment Sports
    Here's a great article about Rafael Nadal in which he describes struggling mentally this year on the pro tennis tour. Roger Federer also discusses his mental difficulties. For most people, it's
  • Are Coaches the Real Bullies in School?

    March 23, 2015, 9:52 am 0 comment Sports
    A truly eye-opening and painful article in The Atlantic describing how many coaches are the real bullies in school and, by extension, youth sports. Moreover, this abusive behavior is applauded
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