Balance: Take Time Off!

With the holidays, balance is always a challenge and there are competitions coming up so it may not be the best time to let go and take time off. Or is it?

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Healthy Choices Impact Performance

In my work with clients, though the bulk of our conversation is around helping them to develop better cognitive-behavioral skills for performing, there are other healthy choices that impact [...]

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The Importance of Good ZzZZz

If you are anything like me, then you try to get the most out of every minute of the day. Trying to be proactive and productive constantly is exhausting. Without 8 hours of sleep a night, I can [...]

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Pros and Cons of Starting Sports Young

We have all seen and heard stories about prodigy athletes who start sports at 3 or 4 years old and now are the phenoms in their field. At age 3, Kobe Bryant told his mom he was going to grow up [...]

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How to have a happy thanksgiving

In my last blog I talked about how to plan, prepare and deal with holiday stress. That’s definitely a good piece of information to revisit: How to Deal with Holiday Stress. Some of what I [...]

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How to deal with holiday stress

The holidays are fast approaching. Thanksgiving is next week! Yikes! I am not prepared and there’s so much do…how do you prepare? It’s helpful to think about what you need to do [...]

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Mastering Sports Skills

“You’ve got to ingrain and reinforce the new skills,” practice no longer makes perfect. In order to be excellent at your sport, more is required. Athletics are both physical and [...]

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Time Managment

As a JD/PhD graduate student who also loves sports, travel, outdoor activities, food, and music, the most common question people ask me is, “When do you have time to sleep?” I am a [...]

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Staying motivated while being sidelined

We never expect to be sick or injured until it happens and when it happens we aren’t prepared. I am not sure we can ever be prepared but there’s more to dealing with being sick or [...]

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