How your concept of time influences your success as an athlete.

Everybody has a certain way to think about time. We prioritize experiences and events in the past, present or future. Our “concept of time” influences the way on how we act and even how successful we are in certain parts of our lives, for instance developing further as a professional athlete.

7 incredible strategies to avoid mental blackout.

Recently I had a discussion with some tertiary students and avoiding mental blackouts was one of the common questions raised. Photo Credit: manveetSingh via Visualhunt.com

How to avoid learning from failures.

Failures are annoying. There is no way to pretend that it feels good to fail. Mistakes, failures or defeats in your job, private life or sport are threatening for your self-confidence and self-perception. Nobody likes to fail in a plan or project. We all prefer to...

Are we at the mercy of our habits?

While our habits sometimes perpetuate unwanted behavior (e.g. procrastination); they can on the other hand support a healthy and successful lifestyle without the need to push our will power to the limit. Habits have the purpose to save our energy. This mechanism can be beneficial and helpful for our health and success in our lives, … Continue reading Are we at the mercy of our habits?

Habits set your course for success.

Our daily lives are interfused with individual habits. These habits influence the levels of success which we achieve in the long run, while at work, playing sports, or following a weight-loss plan. It sounds somehow over exaggerated, but take a closer look at the topic the connection becomes obvious. Nearly 40 to 50% [1] of … Continue reading Habits set your course for success.

5 Reasons Mental Training can help to unlock your Potential.

Sports Psychology and more specifically Mental Training are not well known areas of sports science. Many consider them to be luxury services for highly paid professional athletes. There is no mystery or magic involved in Mental Training it’s simply the development of strategies to improve performance, increase focus or reduce stress & anxiety in the … Continue reading 5 Reasons Mental Training can help to unlock your Potential.