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Boss vs Leader: Which one to be and how? 

February 7, 2024

Are you a boss or a leader?

In the arena of sports and life, figuring out which role to embody is a game-changer. 

Let’s huddle up and break down the strategy to lead your team to victory with the mindset of a true MVP.

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How to deal with guilt: 13 Ways to deal with it!

January 15, 2024

Today, let’s talk about something we’ve all experienced at some point – guilt. 

Whether it’s missing a critical goal in a game or letting down your team in a small way, guilt can be a tough opponent. 

As a sports psychologist, I’ve seen firsthand how guilt can affect athletes at all levels. 

So, let’s break it down, shall we?

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Leaving a Legacy: Insights from a Sports Psychologist

January 11, 2024

Leaving a Legacy: Insights from a Sports Psychologist

Leaving a legacy is a concept that resonates deeply, not just in the echoing halls of history, but in the very heart of our personal and professional lives. 

As a sports psychologist, I’ve witnessed how the pursuit of a lasting legacy can fuel the fire of ambition, drive profound personal growth, and inspire others to strive for excellence.

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Exude Confidence: 12 Ways How To Do It & Examples

January 1, 2024

As a sport psychologist with a rich history of working with athletes, musicians, and performers, I’ve witnessed the profound impact confidence can have on individuals across various domains. 

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Finding Your Why: Motivation To Lose Weight

December 31, 2023

The secret to losing weight lies not in the latest diet trend or workout fad – it’s in the driving force of motivation to lose weight.

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To Surround Yourself With Good People and How To Find Them 

December 15, 2023

As a sports psychologist, I’ve seen firsthand how the company you keep can make or break your game, both on and off the field. 
Here’s the game plan to make sure you’re surrounded by the best team possible.

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8 Effective Ways to Turn Your Dreams Into Reality

December 1, 2023

The good news is, whether you are in high school now or high school was a long time ago, you can start taking effective action toward your dreams. 

Rather than give a whole long list of tips, which can be overwhelming and cause paralysis, I’ve narrowed it down to eight essential strategies.

And I encourage you to do all of them. Because each one adds a unique ingredient to the “dreams to reality” recipe. 

I encourage you to not do more than what I describe either because lesser suggestions can be a distraction from these most effective eight.

As we go through, you’ll see how they actually all tie together and work in unison.

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Dealing with Self-Criticism for High Performance: Improving the Way You Talk to Yourself

November 28, 2023

I don’t know about you, but I spent years trying to figure out exactly how to let go of some pretty rough experiences, thoughts and feelings. 

Things that had happened to me. Childhood experiences. Self talk, that was really unhelpful. I just wanted to get rid of it all. 

And the more I tried to let it go, the more I had it. 

What I learned was that the best way to let something go is to wholeheartedly invest your heart and attention somewhere else.

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Why Am I Being So Hard On Myself? Part 2/2

October 25, 2023

If you are hard on yourself, do it with a loving heart. The harsh approach may motivate us in the immediate moment, but the benefits won’t last.

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Why Am I Being So Hard On Myself? 

October 19, 2023

I recently read some articles on this topic and I found that I disagreed with most of what has been written.

Many of the articles are talking about the pathologies of why you’re beating yourself up, such as abuse or bad parenting or perfectionism. They frame it in this unnatural, unhelpful way that honestly just makes me feel worse when I catch myself being critical. 

But I want to ask, have you ever met somebody that didn’t beat themself up? 

There is, if you want to call it a “pathological” or more problematic level of self criticism. But I’m scaling this discussion back to the idea of self criticism in any capacity. 

And what I want to be sure you know is this: self-criticism is just a normal response to our failure to meet the standard we desire.

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