How Self-Compassion Helps With Resilience And Handling Failure
Self-compassion and remembering that failure is part of being human helps people persist and be resilient.
Mindfulness Skeptic? Watch A Great Pitcher Or Free-Throw Shooter
To Keltner, someone shooting a free throw or going through their pitching routine is mindfulness in action.
Former pro soccer player Jenny Ruiz shares that moving on from mistakes is an attitude desired by coaches.
Fostering a growth mindset - one in which we focus on effort and progress - leads to greater self-confidence.
It is better to make a mistake than to be afraid of making one -- Read how to best recover and refocus here.
True Confidence Is Not Based In Results, Feelings Or External Rewards
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart says confidence based on external feedback is "shaky confidence."
3 Building Blocks of Success: Focus, Emotional Control, Attitude
Renowned Sport Psychologist Saul Miller on 3 building blocks of success for both coaches and athletes.
Tips on Mental Training and Confidence
These tips brought to you by Lucid: Mental Training for Athletes.
Dick Gould On Removing Pressure To Win
Instead of setting goals to win, focus on having fun and getting better.
Back To School Tips And Tools
Use our printable back-to-school guide to help you make this your best sports season ever!
Getting A Mental Edge: Preparing To Compete
Prepare yourself mentally, as well as physically, for optimal performance in any situation.
The Importance Of Mental Warmups To Boost Confidence
Warming up mentally before a competition can help athletes avoid negative self-talk and prepare to perform.
Mentally Preparing For Competition With Visualization
A prominent sports psychologist suggests that athletes try visualization, making it unique to themselves.