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Implementing Autogentic Relaxation Training

Posted by Tyler Bradstreet, Hello All, Provided below is an abbreviated transcript on how to use autogenics with your clients. Autogenic training is a relaxation technique created by German psychiatrist Johannes Heinrich Schultz and first published in 1932. Simply speaking, Autogenics progressively re-trains the brain to respond to stress in a more relaxed and adaptive… Continue reading Implementing Autogentic Relaxation Training

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Mindful Breathing: Learning to be in The Moment

Posted by Tyler Bradstreet The goal of Mindful Breathing is to: (a) calm you down somewhat, make you aware of thoughts that may be unpleasant or self-defeating, which you can explore and “cognitively restructure” later, (b) take some of your attention away from these intrusive thoughts that are unpleasant or self-defeating, and (c) focus most… Continue reading Mindful Breathing: Learning to be in The Moment

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Stress: The Monkey on Your Back and Ways to Shake Him Off

Posted by Tyler Bradstreet Whether you’re an athlete or a coach, the daily grind that is competitive sports can be stressful. The vast amount of time spent and effort expended regarding your specific sport is tough enough on its own, but you also have other time commitments in your life, such as: (a) work, (b)… Continue reading Stress: The Monkey on Your Back and Ways to Shake Him Off

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Alternative Career Paths in Sport Psychology

Hello Friends! It's been a while. Adam and I took a little break over the Christmas holidays, but we are now back in full force and ready to continue to bring you some new sport psych. reading material. Today, we would like to share an article with you all that we wrote for a European… Continue reading Alternative Career Paths in Sport Psychology

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My mind can do wh-wh-WHAT?!…A Journey into the Wonderful World of Guided Imagery

Posted by Adam Skoranski SO, as I sit here in the ever-so-pleasant confines of O’Hare International Airport, torn between spending my $3.00 on a thimble-sized bottle of water or 12 minutes and 18 seconds of internet time, I find myself pondering guided imagery. I know, I know. Quite an odd topic to think about under… Continue reading My mind can do wh-wh-WHAT?!…A Journey into the Wonderful World of Guided Imagery