Mindset

Ryan Romano and Julianne Huff

Why Willpower Isn’t Enough to Manage Emotions in Sports and the Power of Emotional Strength

In the world of sports, the concept of willpower is often heralded as the ultimate tool for success. Athletes are encouraged to push through pain, persevere through setbacks, and suppress negative emotions to stay focused on their goals.  However, this approach not only fails to address the root of emotional experiences but also misunderstands the …

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Why Identity is Critical to Success in Sports

In the realm of sports, the concept of identity transcends mere uniform colors, logos, and team names. It encompasses the values, and culture that a team or an individual athlete embodies and ultimately their success.  Identity in sports is a critical component that influences performance, cohesion, and ultimately, the ability to win. Here’s why identity …

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Repairing Athletes Mental Health: The Identity Crisis

You have seen all the headlines, ESPN articles and documentaries about the disheartening stories of athletes struggling with their own bouts of mental health. We know at the surface level that many more people are living under more stress, anxiety and depression than ever before. Yet the underlying question remains what are we really doing …

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Parents Raising Young Athletes: Reducing Stress

Parents with young athletes or kids in general are facing more stress and worry than ever before. Do you as a parent get the amount of sleep you desire? Maybe there are things keeping you awake a night. Thoughts flooding your mind if you are going the right thing for your kids or are you …

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Goal Setting

Goal Setting: Building Supreme Confidence

It’s that time of the year. It’s January and when 99% of the population consider goal setting or maybe it’s the one time during the year you sit down and review your goals. Honestly, it’s pretty mind blowing to think about how few people actually set goals for themselves. Then combine that with those who …

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Young Athletes: A Healthy Mindset

We hear about it throughout every stage of our life. You need a strong and healthy mindset in order to succeed! It’s preached a lot today in sports about having mental toughness or the concept of visualization has really grown. These are all extremely important and will improve an athlete’s performance. There are a couple …

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