Traits in Sport Performance

Traits in Sport Performance

  It is commonly accepted that mental training for sports activities is essential for optimum performance and that athletes generally behave better with knowledge and application of psychological principles and strategies. The main purposes of psychology in sports activities are…

Advertisements
Appreciation and Gratitude

Appreciation and Gratitude

This one is all about appreciation and gratitude. We all have that mental list of people who create things that bring us joy - artists, musicians, writers, and others - and we often don't express that joy directly to them.…

Encourage Each of Your Children

Encourage Each of Your Children

Children and adolescents who are exceptionally-talented athletes have no problem in getting lots of attention from their parents. In some families, so much attention is paid to sport stars than nonathletic brothers and sisters may fade into the background. This…

Self-Awareness Therapeutic Story

Self-Awareness Therapeutic Story

I have a friend who is also a psychologist. At times he does some tricky things to help the kids he meets look differently at the way they are thinking. He believes that, if something goes wrong, there are many…

Sport Psychologist Job

Sport Psychologist Job

A psychologist is a person who has completed the needed academics and training in one of the many psychology subfields (clinical, experimental, counseling, social, community, developmental, industrial/organizational, quantitative/statistics, etc.). The most common idea about a psychologist is of a person specializated…

Creative Visualization

Role Of Creative Visualization

The subconscious mind is a programmable “hard drive”. The “programs” of our lives, which are largely stimulus-response behaviors, are downloaded into our subconscious. The subconscious does not rely on the outside world for its “knowing,” and so it can’t differentiate…