Dr. Jim Taylor http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0 Inspire, Inform, Transform, Perform Fri, 22 May 2015 14:39:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 An Even Darker Side of Perfectionism http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/an-even-darker-side-of-perfectionism/ http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/an-even-darker-side-of-perfectionism/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 14:39:57 +0000 http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/?p=6523 I’ve written quite a bit about how unhealthy perfectionism is for both children and adults. Yes, it can drive you […]

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Chill Out: Keep Cool and Race Your Best http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/chill-out-keep-cool-and-race-your-best/ http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/chill-out-keep-cool-and-race-your-best/#comments Tue, 19 May 2015 21:07:15 +0000 http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/?p=6518 Like all endurance sports, triathlon success involves preserving and apportioning out your energy evenly during a race. Burn too much […]

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Positive Self-talk: Your Best Ally http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/positive-self-talk-your-best-ally/ http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/positive-self-talk-your-best-ally/#comments Tue, 19 May 2015 20:56:10 +0000 http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/?p=6516 The most powerful psychological tool you have at your disposal to achieve your triathlon goals is positive self-talk. What you […]

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Kids Do Better in School Without Smartphones http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/kids-do-better-in-school-without-smartphones/ http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/kids-do-better-in-school-without-smartphones/#comments Tue, 19 May 2015 14:42:31 +0000 http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/?p=6513 Here’s an interesting article describing research that should come as no surprise to anyone. Students do better in school when […]

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You Won’t Find Happiness at the Finish Line http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/you-wont-find-happiness-at-the-finish-line/ http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/you-wont-find-happiness-at-the-finish-line/#comments Mon, 18 May 2015 15:44:20 +0000 http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/?p=6506 We pursue happiness in America with such passion and purpose. We devote immense amounts of time, effort, energy, and money. […]

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Taking Notes by Hand is Better Than on a Laptop http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/taking-notes-by-hand-is-better-than-on-a-laptop/ http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/taking-notes-by-hand-is-better-than-on-a-laptop/#comments Wed, 13 May 2015 19:56:49 +0000 http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/?p=6499 As anyone who has been either a student or teacher in class recently, there is a steady movement away from taking […]

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With Off-Season Training, You Pay Now or Pay Later http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/with-summer-training-you-pay-now-or-pay-later/ http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/with-summer-training-you-pay-now-or-pay-later/#comments Mon, 11 May 2015 14:38:37 +0000 http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/?p=6488 The off-season is now well underway and you are probably hitting the gym and, hopefully, hitting the slopes soon as […]

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The Ultimate Price of Our Hyper-Achievement Culture http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/the-ultimate-price-of-our-hyper-achievement-culture/ http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/the-ultimate-price-of-our-hyper-achievement-culture/#comments Fri, 08 May 2015 16:28:52 +0000 http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/?p=6491 A truly tragic story of Madison Holleran, a U. of Penn student and track athlete, who committed suicide in early […]

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The High Cost of Pushing Your Kids Too Hard http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/the-high-cost-of-pushing-your-kids-too-hard/ http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/the-high-cost-of-pushing-your-kids-too-hard/#comments Tue, 05 May 2015 14:37:25 +0000 http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/?p=6482 A really painful article about how the hyper-achievement culture of 'only the best is good enough' that is engulfing America's children is causing real problems for young people these days.

An important read for every parent who wants their children to be successful (which is pretty much every parent).

How and how hard are you pushing your children? At what cost?

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Mental Training Begins in the Gym http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/mental-training-begins-in-the-gym/ http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/mental-training-begins-in-the-gym/#comments Mon, 04 May 2015 15:00:29 +0000 http://www.drjimtaylor.com/3.0/?p=6478 Most sport psychologists work with athletes on the mental side of their sport in an office setting (usually one hour […]

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