Why do I run? Honestly, it is not because I think running is the most enjoyable thing. With my track record (no pun intended), I would be the last person you would think who has found enjoyment out of running. I enjoy the health benefits and runners high I often feel. Yes, I enjoy certain … Continue reading Mental Flex
This past summer I started reading a book on how to influence people and win friends. I like to think I have done a decent job making friends over the years, however, I wanted to look more into the logistics behind making an impact and influencing people. While I find interpersonal skills to be some … Continue reading Write it!
Happy 2019 readers! While 2018 has brought its fair shares of highs and lows, I am excited to take on the new year and the new challenges it has to offer. Is it just me, or does the start of new year seem like the most Monday feeling of all? Usually Mondays, as much as … Continue reading Month of Motivation
The holidays are upon us. While many people are thinking of the comforts of being surrounded by family and enjoying festive foods and drinks, there is a population of people who at this very moment are stressed beyond their imagination. Yes, I am talking about the college student and joys of the end of a … Continue reading It’s the most Wonderful time of the Year
I know you have all been anxiously waiting to hear about my marathon experience. My sport psychology side wants to tell you all about the mental barriers I hurdled on race-day, my motivational side wants to tell you about how fulfilling it was to finish, and my humorous side wants to tell you about all … Continue reading Life is a Marathon (not a sprint)
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
I was not a morning person. I liked the idea of being the individual who would spring out of bed, go for a run, make coffee, and get homework done before 8:00 am. Unfortunately, I was not blessed with the same morning spirit as my mother. Starting almost three years ago, I decided I wanted … Continue reading Grateful for Gratitude