Sports Performance

REACHING YOUR PEAK POTENTIAL

REACHING YOUR PEAK POTENTIAL
START WITH TOTAL ENGAGEMENT
In one smooth move, he leaps, aims and shoots.  He is oblivious to the crowds and the ball flies into the basket.
Her fingers glide over the strings feeling the music throughout her entire body.
You can call it “being in the flow or the zone.” 

It is total absorption […]

How To Deal With Performance Anxiety

How To Deal With Performance Anxiety
If you’ve seen the new movie The Revenant, you witnessed the horrific conditions Leonardo DiCaprio had to endure while filming…

From sleeping in an animal carcass to eating raw bison liver and swimming in freezing rivers.

I am sure it certainly wasn’t pleasant, but to be believable in the role, he […]

Understanding Performance Anxiety

Understanding Performance Anxiety
Suppose you could unhook from all your thoughts about how bad or unpleasant fear is and how much you hate it?

All it would take is being able to nonjudgmental notice the physical sensations, without trying to make them go away!

Trying to get rid of your fear takes up a lot of energy […]

THE SELF ESTEEM TRAP

DOES STRONG SELF ESTEEM = PEAK PERFORMANCES?
Our society encourages us to think in terms of winners and losers, success and failure, champions and underachievers.

Experts tell us to:
“Think like a winner!”
“Winners do this!” 
“Losers do that!”
If you get hooked by the story you’re a winner or a success there are definitely short term benefits. […]