From the Mind of Kip Rodgers, LPC-S
Never does a day go by when we wish for our kids to encounter struggles and problems. We actually want to protect them from such trouble. But we cannot stop challenges from coming to them. It thus begs the question; how do we know when to protect our children from difficulty and when to allow…Read More
To reach the next level at anything, we must evaluate ourselves. Please do not be afraid of engaging in this process. Evaluation is not to criticize and berate self, but to objectively examine skills and abilities. Whether in sport, job, hobby, or even your friendships and love life, looking at ‘performance’ is a first step…Read More
I am sick and tired of hearing from Big Pharma about the latest miracle pill to help you. Now, we even have a drug to help your depression pill work better. Shouldn’t that have been a clue? Your depression pill is NOT WORKING!! Rarely do I turn on the tv since all I see are…Read More
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
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