Mental Moment-communication

Communication is so important. When you aren’t able to communicate you don’t get our needs met. Why? Because people don’t know what those needs are. If you don’t [...]

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How definitions effect your performance

In my work with Elite Performers I have them clarify and define phrases, terms, situations and conditions. I can certainly make assumptions about what a client needs and wants but they know much [...]

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Mental Moment-is all stress bad

Influences of stress on performance come in two forms: eustress and distress. Eustress known as ‘good’ stress is a form of stress that some individuals seek out.  They feel it benefits their [...]

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The inverted-U style of losing

I don’t like to use the terms lost/lose. Why? Because they aren’t accurate and all these words do is make performers feel bad. It lowers confidence and motivation. Yes you may have [...]

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Do You Know How You Are Feeling?

Emotions are difficult. Why do you think there are so many people who use coping mechanisms like food, exercise, drugs and alcohol? So many people didn’t grow up ‘learning’ [...]

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Mental Moment-heart & soul

Too much thinking confuses you’re brain. After a while the brain takes flight (checks out) because it’s overloaded and is unable to decipher which direction you want to go. Generally [...]

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Mental Moment-negative to positive

I absolutely believe that positive thoughts breed positive outcomes. As of late, I’ve taken a little bit of a different stand on positive thinking. For years I’ve worked with clients [...]

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Similarities of burnout and PTSD

I talk to a lot of athletes about avoiding burnout and I talk to some who are in the midst of burnout; helping them sort through how to deal with it. It’s not really until now that [...]

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