Athletes in the “Real” World

Do you remember in high school when your teachers and parents would encourage you to join extracurriculars or find a part-time job to “prepare you for the real world”? Or if you attended post-secondary school, you might have had a professor who encouraged you to get work experience. The same professor may have helped you … Continue reading Athletes in the “Real” World

Life Hacks from AASP

Two weeks ago, I attended the Association for Applied Sport Psychology’s (AASP) 33rd annual conference in Toronto. For those of you unfamiliar with the field of Sport Psychology, in short, we are strength coaches for your brain. Sport Psychologists provide mental skills training and interventions for athletes and nonathletes struggling with psychological components of performance. … Continue reading Life Hacks from AASP

Trust Me, I’m…still a student

Recently, I read an article about first impressions. In an interview with Business Insider, Harvard social psychologist Amy Cuddy points out, “If someone you’re trying to influence doesn’t trust you, you’re not going to get very far…” I found this statement both intriguing and refreshing. We do not need to be the smartest or the … Continue reading Trust Me, I’m…still a student