Get Ahead of the Game: Learning to be PRO-ACTIVE
The struggle to get ahead of your mental performance obstacles is happening each day, each performance. The longer athletes and performers wait to strengthen their mind game, the more difficult it will be to learn/implement skills during the most crucial time of the season, performance, or event. I say this every day to my clients- the practice of mental strength is JUST AS (or even more) important as your physical training. Being prepared mentally, will provide you the abili
It's Masters Week: Tips for Staying in the "Flow"
For all the golf lovers out there, this post is for you! In light of the Masters this week, I am providing you with tips to help you stay in the flow during your performance. Golf is powerfully impacted by the mental game. Think about this, on average it takes about 4 hours to complete 18 holes, out of those four hours, you are only performing about 3 1/2-4 minutes of that entire 4 hour time! Only 3 1/2 minutes spent swinging the golf club! That shows just how much time can b
Using Meditation to Enhance Your Performance
Welcome to 2018! My goal for MentPhys Wellness this year is to provide my clients and followers with more accessible resources to enhance their performance! As part of my goal, I recently created an audio script for you to use to practice your meditation. This audio script is a 5 minute meditation to help you optimize your performance. With practice and consistency, increasing your ability to relax and focus during your performance, whether it be a sport, school, work, etc.,
Finals Week: Remembering to Breathe
Abdominal or Diaphragmatic Breathing Perform your best as you end the semester with these important breathing tips! Breathing is the fundamental necessity of life that we often take for granted. We often do not realize or pay attention to our breath as we go throughout our day however our breathing can indicate our feelings, thoughts, and emotions. Chest breathing or short breaths can be signs of anxiety, stress, or excitement while sighing may indicate defeat, stress, or hop
Could you be missing a key part to your athletic training?
Most athletes are familiar with the need to prepare for each performance physically. They train in the weight room, practice drills, review plays, and make sure they are ready for game day. Despite all of their dedication, commitment, and physical strength, some athletes are still struggling to perform at their best. They are feeling the emotional pressure and impact of how each performance will affect their future. Will this game or tournament win be my chance at a college s