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Mindfulness, The Brain, and Performance

What is mindfulness? Many of you have likely heard of mindfulness since its relatively recent take-off in the fields of psychotherapy and performance enhancement. However, it’s a word that gets thrown around a lot these days and can be easily misunderstood. 877 more words


Growth Mindset and The Process

Recently I went for coffee with a cricket coach who has written a book on the subject of growth mindset. He outlined the basics of what it means to possess a ‘growth’ mindset¹ – acceptance that one can always improve, a willingness to learn, a focus on process rather than outcome – and compared those attributes to those of a ‘fixed’ mindset – reluctance to leave one’s comfort zone, belief that failure is the limit of ability, and an obsession with outcome regardless of process. 334 more words


12th ENYSSP Conference

We are pleased to announce we have partnered up with the European Network of Young Specialists in Sport Psychology for their upcoming annual conference.

The conference takes place in Warsaw, Poland from the 21st-22nd October. 128 more words

Academic News

"Are You Hurt or Are You Injured?"

“Are You Hurt or Are you Injured”—James Caan—The Program (1993)

I don’t want anyone left out of the loop, so I’ll let those of you who don’t know the title quote in on a secret…If you haven’t seen the 1993 football classic “The Program”, you’re missing out! 472 more words


Psychology is key to training focus!

Let us go through a few ways you can focus in the gym, using your head to try and get the best out of your workouts. 1,438 more words



In my opinion, Maria Sharapova is not telling the truth. According to the New York Post, she is serving up bitter criticisms of tennis authorities on a gloating victory lap after getting her drug suspension reduced. 202 more words


Don’t Lose Sight of the Trees for the Forest: The Importance of Process-Oriented Goal Setting

Have you ever made a New Year’s Resolution and failed to follow through? Don’t worry, I’ve been there too! Whether it’s been signing up for a gym membership and swearing that I’m going to lose 15 pounds only to slowly stop going a month or so later or telling myself that I’ll try not to take life so seriously only to break this goal 5 minutes later.   758 more words