From the Mind of Kip Rodgers, LPC-S
One of the most common culprits to anxiety in sports (well nearly anything) is overthinking. It kills action. Ever stayed up late until the wee hours of the night replaying your mistake over and over? This obsessive thinking locks on to the blunder by ‘what if’ing‘ what you could have done different. Negative feelings of…Read More
The self-esteem movement aimed to protect a child’s esteem and build their belief in self, but this crusade did more damage to kids than it helped. This drive to improve self-esteem largely dominated American households and schools during the 1970’s and 1980’s following the first book of a series on the topic, ‘The Psychology of…Read More
Participation in organized sports can lead to brain damage. Participation also provides incredible physical benefits and the development of mental toughness and life skills. But, is possible brain damage worth the risk? Despite the benefits, some sports represents a threat to the brain and the mental health of our children. According to the Amen Clinics,…Read More
“We have to admit what we are doing is not working.“ I heard that statement at a symposium on eating disorders from Emmett Bishop, medical doctor and a specialist who has been treating and working in the eating disorder field for over 25 years. He is correct. The eating disorder stats and personal stories confirm…Read More
What is different about the best coaches? What coaching tools do these legends use to connect to their athletes and consistently deliver champions – even in different locations, with a different group of athletes, and against different competitors? Yes, think Phil Jackson, Tara Vanderveer, Janine Tucker, and Jack Clark who has won a combined total…Read More
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