Welcome back Hornets! Here are 6 Mental Health Tips that will help you adjust to this new way of schooling and sport. We are here as a family and community to help each other. Use your resources, use your support systems and create opportunities for daily joy. “One study tracked the Stanford University basketball team … Continue reading Student-Athlete Back To School Mental Health Tips
Imagine (or reflect on) one of the most difficult times of your life. It’s difficult, confusing, and you know something is not right. You’re deep in pain. Now imagine that this time in your life is (in part) displayed for the whole world to see- on social media. Imagine people “commenting” the most hurtful, misdirected … Continue reading Judgement, Compassion and Kanye West
I hope this message finds you all safe and well. Please review this important message on how to support black student-athletes and student-athletes of color. Now more than ever we must continue our work and ongoing efforts to support the Black communities. -Dr. P
It is not “if it will happen.” It IS “when it will happen.” I think triathletes are uniquely conditioned to handle situations that delay gratification. I say “conditioned,” because over the course of time and training you are also conditioning your mind whether you realize it or not. For what? Persistence, grit, discipline, and small … Continue reading It’s Not “If”, It’s “When”
It goes without saying that social distancing has been difficult for us all. In California, we are about 8 weeks in shelter-in-place. In my line of work where I love to work with athletes in-person I have been challenged to modify the way I work to support, help, and guide the student-athletes in the best … Continue reading Doing The Work: Two FREE Workbooks to Develop Resiliency and Thrive
In light of what we are all experiencing today one of my favorite stories from the wise sage Wayne Dyer comes to mind. It’s about an orange. One time when giving a talk, Wayne Dyer brought an orange with him to the stage and opened a conversation with a young boy who was sitting in … Continue reading Are you feeling the “squeeze”?