How to Replace Your Negative Thoughts

How to Replace Your Negative Thoughts

It’s scientific fact that if you change how you view things, you change how you perform. GOAL: Say what you want to achieve, not what you want to avoid. One of the most common complaints I hear in my office is: “I’m just not good at that stuff” or “It won’t work on...
Is Mental Training Worth It?

Is Mental Training Worth It?

What can mental preparation really do for me? Can I really train my mind to think differently? Can mental toughness actually be taught? Does sport psychology actually make you better?These are questions I get daily. Yes, it’s worth it. Yes, mental toughness can be...
What Does a Sports Psychology Coach Do?

What Does a Sports Psychology Coach Do?

You know when you first meet someone & they ask so, “What do you do,” do you get to respond with one word? Like, I’m an accountant, a nurse, a teacher, or an interior designer, you know the professions that everyone knows exactly what you do. I don’t belong to...
Why Strength Training Isn’t Optional

Why Strength Training Isn’t Optional

You Can’t Afford Not to do Resistance Training! Strength training isn’t just for athletes or gym rats. Resistance training needs to be on your “to do” list, sooner rather than later. We are reminded constantly of the obesity rates on the rise, the lack of physical...
Why You Should Read Everything is Figureoutable

Why You Should Read Everything is Figureoutable

Why You Should Read Everything is FigureoutableMy shelves are lined with tons of self-help, motivational, how to be mentally tougher, & shift your mindset types of books. Most caught my attention based on a review or recommendation by someone. I purchased the book...
Why Do We Overthink? Learn How Your Mind Works.

Why Do We Overthink? Learn How Your Mind Works.

“Why do we dread adversity when we know that facing it is the only way to become stronger, smarter, & better?” – John WoodenWe tend to shy away from scary things or have a fear of failure, but when we avoid it, it grows & only gets worse. When we face...
How to Motivate Your Young Athlete or Student

How to Motivate Your Young Athlete or Student

How are you motivating your kids? My guess is if you’re reading this, you’re struggling with this very question. Why weren’t we taught about motivation in school? If you never learned where it comes from, how in the heck are you going to be able to properly teach your...
On the Road to Burnout? How Much Time Should You Devote to Practice?

On the Road to Burnout? How Much Time Should You Devote to Practice?

To be good, you have to attend practice daily and set goals. To be great, you have to be dedicated in practice, function at high intensity levels, and put in quality of work. To be elite, you have to be fully attentive, pay close attention to every detail of your...
Do You Hate Performing or Speaking in Front of an Audience?

Do You Hate Performing or Speaking in Front of an Audience?

You and 200 million others. If we’re all afraid, why do we let the anticipation eat us up so bad? We  have potential for both rational or irrational thoughts. We basically have predispositions for self growth and happiness or self destruction, self blame,...

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