Category Archives: Performance Psychology

A Little Misunderstanding

Let’s take our thoughts a little different direction today. I want you to take a moment to think about the last time you had an argument with someone special to you. What was the tipping point that caused you to … Continue reading

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“I Need a New Diet”

No! You do not need a new diet, or any diet, unless you are training for something specific  or if your doctor called your nutrition plan a “diet.” Personally, this word is horrendous and should not be used by anyone. … Continue reading

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Oboe and Anxiety

Yes, performance anxiety can affect musicians in much the same way as it affects athletes. I’m proud to share with you our latest eBook where we investigate how performance anxiety affects an oboe player. We provide some strategies to help … Continue reading

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Yes, Look Back

People often say, “Don’t look back, you’re not going that way.” I’m going to disagree. Yes, it is important to not dwell on past experiences or live with regret about how things could have been different based on different choices or … Continue reading

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Mental Weakness or Cry For Help?

Are you mentally weak, or are you subconsciously asking for help? What about your athletes or your kids? Have you ever experienced that training session that was meant to be challenging, but you know it wasn’t too much to ask? It … Continue reading

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Live with Purpose

They all tell us to follow our hearts, pursue our passion, live our dreams, live with intention, find our purpose, etc. They all tell us that we need to work hard and take risks. They tell us to craft a … Continue reading

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Fun in Food

Eating “clean” or healthy can be pretty and fun! There’s no reason to think that eating healthy is boring. A little creativity can go a long way! Take time to enjoy your food and the preparation process. Think about why … Continue reading

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