Posts in the ‘Performance Enhancement’ Category

Exercise Researchers Find “More Is Better” Mindset Is Overrated

Exercise is not only good for your physical health, but it is also good for your mental health.  I will often encourage my clients to get regular exercise and educate them on the ways in which exercise can improve their mental health and sometimes I am met with resistance.  I have heard various reasons that

Super Bowl LI

What a Superbowl this was!  It appeared as though it was going to be a blow out by the Atlanta Falcons, but the Patriots managed to score 25 points in the second half and to go on a win the game in overtime.  It was the first time in Superbowl history that the game went

How To Perform Better Under Pressure

Did you happen to see last week’s Sunday night football game with the Seattle Seahawks and the Arizona Cardinals?  Well, if not, there is no need to watch the entire game because it was not very exciting but the part that I did find to be exciting to watch was the over time.  At the

2016 Olympics

Aren’t the Olympics amazing to watch?!?  Over this past month, we have witnessed the world’s greatest athletes compete in Rio in the 2016 Olympics.  Just to think about how much time, hard work, dedication, and sacrifice goes into training to compete in the Olympics and to have it all be over in a few short

How to Assess Your Strengths: 5 Tactics for Self-Growth

If I were to ask you, “What are your strengths?” would you be able to answer that question?  Many people would not be able to or it might take them a while to think of a few things.  It is important to know your strengths so you can build on them to help you perform

5 Facts About Anxiety

I am almost certain that everyone reading this blog has experienced being anxious at one point or another.  And that’s ok!  A lot of us, though, want to be able to control or diminish our feelings of anxiety.  So, here’s a few facts about anxiety that may make it seem a little less scary and

5 Things You Can Do To Mentally Prepare Yourself Before Your Performance

Set one or more goals for yourself for that practice, game, match, event, etc.  However, make sure that the goal/s is/are: Challenging but realistic.  The goal should not be so simple that you do not have a sense of accomplishment once the goal is achieved.  If you set a more challenging goal, it is more

9 Ways To Effectively Manage Stress

There is not one person in the world that does not experience any stress.  Everyone has things in their life which cause them stress, for example your job, relationships, family, etc.  Since we all experience stress, it is important to find ways to effectively manage it.  Below is a link to a great article which

Taking Care of Your Mental Well Being

In today’s world, everyone is so busy.  We are consumed with not only with our professional lives but with our personal lives as well.  You may have a tendency to always put other needs ahead of your own although it is imperative to ask yourself, am I taking care of my own needs as well? 

The Psychology Behind Cheating To Get Ahead

The recent “Deflategate” has shed light on the fact that people often cheat to get ahead. People cheat, not only in sports, but in many other areas of their lives. People may cheat to get that promotion over their co-workers or some people cheat when filing their taxes. There are many reasons that people cheat


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