What Can I Do Today To Change My Life?

What Can I Do Today To Change My Life?

If you want to change your life then the first important thing you need to understand is that you are entirely responsible for your actions. No one is going to create your life except you. It all comes from your…

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Jesus Atheists and The Easter

Jesus, Atheists and The Easter Story

          I always thought that the most boring question one can ever direct at a religion is to ask whether or not it is ‘true’. Of course (my personal believes), none of its supernatural claims can ever…

Performance Psychology

Performance Psychology

Over the past half century, the branch of performance psychology has grown dramatically to focus on studying the human factors that enable individuals, teams, and groups to reach their goals for achieving success. Although it is often stereotypically associated with…

Quit Playing Sport

What To Do and Say if You Child Wants to Quit Playing Sport

At one time or another and for a variety of reasons, most athletes think about quitting. Sometimes a decision to quit playing sport, comes as a shock to parents, but at other times the warning signs leading up to it…

Hope or Prepare

Prepare For The Worst or Hope For The Best?

Is it better to approach life with great hope or a sense of doom? A glass-half-full attitude is generally beneficial to your mental, physical, and emotional health, but stark realism is sometimes a smart tactic. While every situation is unique,…

Sport psychology

Sport psychology is Still a Second-Class Citizen in the Sports World.

Whenever I speak to athletes and coaches, I ask them how important the mind is to sport success. With few exceptions, the response is that the mind is as or more important than the physical and technical side of sports.…

greatness

Do You Have What it Takes For Greatness?

What makes someone with early potential develop that talent in a way that results in high performance or greatness? The volume, The Psychology of High Performance: Developing Human Potential into Domain-Specific Talent, addresses that question by examining outstanding performance across…

Shame

How Shame Affects Us?

A child is assaulted by a parent; the other parent looks away, dismisses, minimizes, or simply doesn’t see. What happens psychologically?   The assault needs to be addressed in the short term whether it is physical, psychological, or both. However,…

Rituals Increase Performance

Can Rituals Increase Performance?

When a huge success of a sport team occur, people seek to unearth secrets of their success. With a championship on the line, reporters often ask, How do you prepare for this? Articles were written about the preparation rituals of…

Perseverent

Are You Perseverent ?

In the world where many expect instant results, and quick financial success, they forget :  95% of success comes from pure perseverance, tenacity and the courage to pursue the dreams that keep us awake. "Success is not final, failure is…