Category Archives: Handling Pressure

Making Peace with Adversity

I love watching the Olympics. Everything in my household stops when the games are on. The computer plays the live feed nearly 18 hours a day (from 6 am to midnight) – whether I am in the office or at … Continue reading

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Taming My Gremlin

When I was 13 or 14 years old, my mother came into my room with a book that she had purchased for me. The title of the book was “Taming Your Gremlin” by Rick Carson.  I remember the book, not … Continue reading

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TRAINING VERSUS COMPETITION: WHICH IS MORE IMPORTANT?

Permit me a moment to share a conversation with an athlete I recently consulted with…. Me: What is competition? Late teen athlete: Your one chance to prove yourself. You get one chance to show that you are better than someone. … Continue reading

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Give Mindfulness a Try

My adventures into Mindfulness and the MAC approach began when a sports team that I work for challenged me to find an innovative psychological method for achieving excellence. I chose to explore the MAC approach. Why? Simply, because good science … Continue reading

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