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// Tag: Mindfulness

Mindfulness: ‘letting it be’ in a performance driven context

Posted 2 months ago Jenny Meggs 1 minute read comments

Mindfulness is thought to be a tendency to be present in the moment and to mindfully accept naturally occurring events, emotions and thoughts. As […]

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The Emergence of Mindfulness in Western Psychology

Posted 7 months ago Tom Barnes 0 minute read comments

The Emergence of Mindfulness in Western Psychology: Cultural Clash or Coalescence?

Posted 7 months ago Tom Barnes 6 minute read comments

Introduction “What a liberation to realise that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who […]

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Emotional Control Under Pressure: A Practical Guide

Posted 1 year ago Erin Prior 1 minute read comments

This brief practical guide will provide feasible recommendations for developing emotional control in high pressure situations. Encouraging Emotional Intelligence: This very useful form of […]

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Mindfulness: Improving Sports Performance & Reducing Sport Anxiety

Posted 2 years ago Crystal Chariton 2 minute read comment

Athletes spend much of their time mentally and physically preparing for athletic competitions in hopes of improving playing performances. However, many athletes are inconsistent […]

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The problem with self-control

Posted 2 years ago Michael Roskams 3 minute read comment

DO NOT THINK ABOUT A PINK ELEPHANT. When reading a command like that, the majority of people invariably think of a pink elephant. It’s […]

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ACT on the Gridiron: A New Approach to Sport Performance Enhancement in Football

Posted 3 years ago Mitch Plemmons 4 minute read comments

Summer is winding down over here in the States. Temperatures are cooling down, and leaves will soon begin changing colors. Fall is approaching, which […]

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What to expect from the MAC approach

Posted 4 years ago Mitch Plemmons 2 minute read comment

In my last article, I introduced the Mindfulness-Acceptance-Commitment Approach to sport performance enhancement, as developed by Gardner and Moore (2004). I briefly outlined the […]

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The MAC approach to sport performance enhancement

Posted 4 years ago Mitch Plemmons 2 minute read comment

Frank Gardner and Zella Moore (2001) developed the Mindfulness-Acceptance-Commitment (MAC) approach to sport performance enhancement in a response to the absence of research supporting […]

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Mindfulness and acceptance – World Cup Edition

Posted 4 years ago Mitch Plemmons 2 minute read comment

The penalty kick is widely considered the most anxiety-provoking situation in all of football. Whether it be a schoolyard match at the local grade […]

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The leader state

Posted 5 years ago Tracy Donachie 3 minute read comment

Are you bringing out the best in the people you work with? What leadership skills do you hold? Do you display positive emotions and […]

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The role of mindfulness in sport

Posted 5 years ago Mitch Plemmons 2 minute read comments

Imagine yourself walking up to the tee box on the 18th hole of the PGA Championship. You are leading the field, and simply have […]

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The Application of mindfulness practice in sport

Posted 5 years ago Catherine McCanny 3 minute read comments

This article will focus on the emerging practice of mindfulness within the sporting environment. An overview of what mindfulness is and how it can […]

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