Proper Fuel + Proper Recovery = Play Another Day!

Proper Fuel + Proper Recovery = Play Another Day!

All of us, not just professional athletes, need to pay attention to the effects of what we eat and how we recover and rest.

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Turning Goaltending Failure into Success: Monnich’s Mental Game

Turning Goaltending Failure into Success: Monnich’s Mental Game

As an ice hockey goalie coach and sport psychology consultant I work with athletes, predominantly ice hockey goaltenders (goalies), who must constantly deal with failure, being scored on, and the resulting reaction of the crowd (disappointment, scorn, derision), parents (embarrassment, negative criticism, scorn), teammates (disappointment, scorn, derision), coaches (judgementalism, disappointment, scorn, derision), and themselves (disappointment, scorn, derision, low self-efficacy, loss of confidence, and resulting creative mortification). Beghetto, (2013, 2014) states that creative mortification is the loss of one’s willingness to pursue a particular creative aspiration following a negative performance outcome. My role is to teach these athletes how to manage failure, and in the face of it, continue to perform up to their potential.

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Life Is Not Supposed To Be Anything

Life Is Not Supposed To Be Anything

How to move forward when things don’t go the way you wanted them to.

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Write Yourself To Your Dreams

Write Yourself To Your Dreams

Ask yourself this: If you could have, do or be anything, absolutely anything (and time/money was not an issue) … what would your life look like? What is that vision? Now, before bedtime this evening, purchase yourself a notebook or journal. And begin to put that vision into words, and...

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