Dr. Eddie spoke with The Sports Project Radio, checking in on your goals for 2021 and how to restart them if you’ve slipped. Learn how deadlines can both help and hurt your long term progress, the importance of specificity, and why you want to master the art of starting.
Dr. Eddie elaborated on his social media posts (Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter) about perfectionism and self-talk. Why are we so hard on ourselves? And how does self-compassion increase your performance? Practice talking to yourself as you would a friend.
Find out how athletes maintain their motivation by shifting from outcome goals to their identity as an athlete.
The interview ends with a unique Mental Toughness in 60 Seconds, specific for The Sports Project, on why the pursuit of happiness may be holding you back on your goals for 2021, and what to do instead.
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