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Controlling the Controllables

This article is a great read for everyone.  It references a number of negative random events that happened in previous Olympic games. It reminds me of the expression used in...

Psychological Skills Training: How are you preparing in the off-season?

By now, many of the high school and college teams have concluded their Spring season. It is a great time to review, revise, and create new goals.  Perhaps if we...

Maximize Your Marathon Mindset

NJ Marathon Psyching Teams have provided an invaluable resource to runners who have chosen to participate in the full or half marathon. Runners benefit from having someone to speak with...

Returning Home: Career Choices and College Decisions

I am looking forward to being a part of Don Bosco Preparatory School’s Annual Career Day.  I get the opportunity to speak to Juniors and Seniors on the college selection...

Youth Sport Specialization: Build a Solid Foundation

Greg Olsen, New Jersey native and tight end for the Carolina Panthers, makes a great point as he discussing some of the negatives associated with early sport specialization.  Below are...

Parenting: Make Your Child Resilient

With the increased demands being placed on our youth in school and sports, our worry can make us forget our parenting objectives: to create well-adjusted, resilient and secure children.

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The Buzz about Executive Functioning

This is a resource for parents struggling to understand some of the trends associated with boosting academic performance. Over the past decade there has been an abundance of literature focusing...

Concussion: Prevention is Better than Recovery

The article, “Winter Sports Brain Injury Prevention Tips” lists some useful tips to use while enjoying winter sports.   Part of enjoying a sport is making sure that you can continue...

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Make the New Year’s Resolution Stick

Moderate cardiovascular exercise performed for 30 minutes 3-4 times per week has a significant impact on numerous chronic diseases, mood, brain (cognitive) functioning, and depression (CDC, 1995). The health benefits...

Managing Stress In Academics, Sports and Life

When we come in contact with stressor in life, the body goes through physiological changes.  It’s a basic fight or flight response that cues the body for action. This response...