// Tag: Positive Psychology

Maintaining Motivation for Exercise: New Year, New You?

Posted 3 years ago Sarah Griffiths 4 minute read comments

Now 2016 is fully upon us, many of us will have noticed an increase in the amount of people in your local gym. A […]


Becoming a more confident performer

Posted 4 years ago Chris Lynch 4 minute read comment

Its the week of the big game, exam or even a job interview, you start to feel ‘butterflies’ in your stomach, you start to […]


How to become a mentally strong athlete

Posted 4 years ago Julie Blackwood 3 minute read comments

“Get comfortable being uncomfortable” – Jillian Michaels Seek out challenging situations that push you to your limits more often. Spending more time attempting to […]


Five key attributes of the mentally tough athlete

Posted 4 years ago Evie Serventi 4 minute read comments

Mental toughness is hard to quantify and define, and it is increasingly evident that the concept can mean different things to different people. UK […]


Identify your fear of re-injury and overcome it!

Posted 5 years ago Leah Moore 3 minute read comment

Unfortunately injury is a common threat when it comes to both elite and non-elite sport. How we cope with it may determine our path […]


Optimism in sport

Posted 5 years ago Tracy Donachie 3 minute read comment

Abraham Lincoln once described an a optimist as someone who “finds opportunity in every difficulty” whilst a pessimist to be someone who ‘finds difficulty […]


Maintaining motivation in exercise

Posted 6 years ago Michael Mooney 3 minute read comments

At some time or other I suspect all athletes find it hard to maintain the intensity of exercise. We’ve all been there; the days […]


How does exercise impact well being?

Posted 6 years ago BelievePerform 2 minute read comments

To be healthy is not just about ridding yourself of disease but it is also about being in a state of complete physical, mental […]


Positive psychology for peak performance

Posted 6 years ago Niyc Pidgeon 4 minute read comments

As a Positive Psychologist with a background in, and passion for, sport and exercise, I often get asked about the link between the areas, […]


Bragging rights: Applied exercises in mental training

Posted 6 years ago Mike Margolies 2 minute read comments

My sport psychology program at “The Mental Game” is a mixture of cognitive behavioral therapy, imagery rehearsal, relaxation, hypnosis and other tools designed for self actualization. […]


Resilience in sport

Posted 6 years ago Ben Marks 3 minute read comments

In my experience, the term resilience is becoming an extremely prominent term used within sport, whether it is in relation to coaching, physiology or […]


Positive coaching, coping and disengagement

Posted 6 years ago Robbie George 3 minute read comments

Positive Coaching, Coping and Disengagement ‘The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.’ Vince Lombardi The quote above […]


The science of human strength

Posted 6 years ago Nicola Hobbs 4 minute read comments

Positive Psychology hit the headlines last year with announcement of the launch of ‘happy schools’. At these schools, happiness will be placed at the […]


Applying positivity in sport

Posted 6 years ago Leah Moore 3 minute read comment

Positivism is a framework in psychology that encompasses positive emotions in a re-evaluation of strengths and weaknesses. Researchers such as Eid and Larson (2008), […]

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