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Performance Psychology

Not Built in a Day

As we embark on new adventures or as we set out to reach new goals, it is important to remember that growth takes times. We must slowly replace an old habit with a new, healthier or more productive habit. And… Continue Reading →

Backward Design

Backward design is a scientific and creative process that encourages facilitators to focus on more than the educational or clinical outcomes. Backward design is a process by which to achieve deep and enduring understanding that can be transferred across contexts.1-4… Continue Reading →

Perspective

Let’s take our thoughts a little different direction today. I want you to take a moment to think about the last time you had an argument with someone special to you. What was the tipping point that caused you to… Continue Reading →

New Diet

No! You do not need a new diet, or any diet, unless you are training for something specific  or if your doctor called your nutrition plan a “diet.” Personally, this word is horrendous and should not be used by anyone…. Continue Reading →

Yes, Look Back

People often say, “Don’t look back, you’re not going that way.” I’m going to disagree. Yes, it is important to not dwell on past experiences or live with regret about how things could have been different based on different choices or… Continue Reading →

Mental Weakness or Cry For Help?

Are you mentally weak, or are you subconsciously asking for help? What about your athletes or your kids? Have you ever experienced that training session that was meant to be challenging, but you know it wasn’t too much to ask? It… Continue Reading →

Live with Purpose

They all tell us to follow our hearts, pursue our passion, live our dreams, live with intention, find our purpose, etc. They all tell us that we need to work hard and take risks. They tell us to craft a… Continue Reading →

Fun in Food

Eating “clean” or healthy can be pretty and fun! There’s no reason to think that eating healthy is boring. A little creativity can go a long way! Take time to enjoy your food and the preparation process. Think about why… Continue Reading →

Hope for Humanity

I was unsure of what to do with myself a few days ago, so I grabbed a large garbage bag and went for a walk. I picked up trash along the road while I walked. All the chaos in my… Continue Reading →

Preventing Burnout: Why It Matters

Note: I’m not talking strictly about early specialization and overuse injuries related to long training seasons with little time for recovery. I’m talking more about the psychosocial aspects related to the fatigue and exhaustion of “being done,” not having any… Continue Reading →

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