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Can we all agree about Simone Biles?

  Can we all agree about Simone Biles?  Back when I was a sport psychology professor, there was an activity I used to make sure NO ONE could be in the middle.  It forced students to pick a side and then defend their reasoning. It was an excellent way to broach uncomfortable topics.  The reason […]

How To Get In The Zone In Athletics . . .

How To Get In The Zone In Athletics The ZONE, Flow, Peak Performance…. Ahhhh. It’s a magical, zen like place where everything goes right, we can’t miss, time stands still, and most importantly, in that moment- we are IN THE MOMENT. I’ve been in a zone twice in my entire life that I can accurately […]

Three Types Of An Active Listener

  The Three Types Of An Active Listener If I’m uncomfortable or interviewing someone, I’ll employ this motto- Listen and learn rather than talk and tell. One of my podcast guests, Dave Meltzer eloquently calls it to be more interestED than interestING.  Curiosity is a super power. Curiosity is a super power. Click To Tweet […]

Get At Big Picture Goals By Simply Doing This One Thing

Get At Big Picture Goals By Simply Doing This One Thing During a marathon, there are ups & downs. I do not think life is like a marathon however, I believe it’s much more arduous and resembles a 100-mile trail run.  Completing marathons used to be my goal, but now, they are just training runs. […]

4 Ways To Increase Your Best Happiness Status

  4 Ways To Increase Your Best Happiness Status Regression to the mean is a simple concept. If a variable exists that is outside of the mean, it is an outlier, and then the subsequent point or variable will be eventually be closer to the mean.  There is a baseline level in every area of […]

How Positive Must I Be To Change My Mood?

How Positive Must I Be To Change My Mood? Walking out of a coffee shop, my hands were full.  The door opened up from someone walking in (with perfect timing I might add). They walked in first, but strangely, they didn’t hold the door open and I had to do the stop the door trick […]

Why 2020 Halloween Is More Important Than Ever Before | |

Why 2020 Halloween Is More Important Than Ever Before I wasn’t always a massive Halloween honk. I still don’t have a yard full of gravesites or skeletons.  And I was certainly never a hater. I recall my wife and I once checking out a church (sans kids) and one of the fellow members shared that […]