Posts in the ‘Sport Psychology’ Category

10 Strategies for Feeling More Confident

Feeling confident is a combination of mindset, behavior, and practice. Here are some strategies to help you feel more confident: Positive self-talk: Challenge negative thoughts and replace them with positive affirmations. Remind yourself of your strengths, accomplishments, and abilities. Repeat empowering statements to boost your confidence. Set achievable goals: Break down larger goals into smaller,

Qualities Leaders Possess and How To Become a Better Leader

There are many qualities that effective leaders possess, and some of the mostimportant ones include:

What Tool Simone Biles Uses to Help Her Combat Her Anxiety

Happy New Year, everyone! Here’s to a prosperous 2022! It made me happy to hear her response and hopefully it will not be surprising to you but ready the entire article to hear what she has to say and why:

Simon Biles Withdrawal from the 2021 Olympics

Check out my two television news interviews where I discuss Simon Biles withdrawal from the 2021 Tokyo Olympics due to her mental health: Fox 5 Morning News Show ABC 10 Evening News Show

I’m on TV!!!

I’m very excited and humbled to have been invited on FOX 5 Morning News today! I was able to talk about the mental health of Simone Biles and the impact of withdrawing from the Olympics. Check out my interview below:

Learn How to Think Like an Elite Athlete by Wayne Gretzky

Wayne Gretzky is arguably the best player in NHL history.  If you listen to him speak, he says that he was not the biggest player and he did not have the hardest shot, but he had the will to want to score which is what helped him to be so successful.  Wayne Gretzky is now

3 Ways To Sharpen Your Mental Skills

When it comes to sports or elite performance at any age, mental skills are required to perform at an optimal level. Here are some suggestions to help strengthen your mental skills: Use relaxation and breathing exercises- When there is a lot of pressure on you to perform and you get nervous or anxious, your muscles

The Weight of Gold

“The Weight of Gold” is an HBO documentary that highlights several Olympic athletes and their mental health struggles specifically related to being an Olympic athlete. Even if you are not an Olympic, I am sure that there will be parts of this documentary which you can relate to.  It certainly is an interesting topic and

Mental Health: No Longer Dirty Words in Macho World of NHL

I always like to bring attention to professional athletes speaking out about mental health and mental health issues. I believe that it is imperative that high profile professional athletes speak openly about mental health to serve as a role model for others both athletes and fans. This particular article is written about NHL athletes. That archaic code about

As the Coronavirus Shutdown Continues, How Are Clubs Managing Players’ Mental Health?

To learn more about this topic, please click on the link below for a great article from ESPN:

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