Monday, October 21, 2013

Mental Excellence

Studies on mental toughness began about a decade ago. At that time, the research focused mainly in the area of sports psychology. The researchers wanted to know what was going on in the mind of athletes who were peak performers. These were men and women who on a daily basis consistently performed on a very high level under all kinds of challenging, distracting and difficult circumstances. By coming to understand the mental ingredients that characterized top performers, sports psychologists sought to develop coaching tactics and strategies to enable other athletes who were not performing up to their potential to improve their performance.
The researchers found that the peak performing athletes excelled in five areas which I will review here. This paradigm is so helpful that Emuna Coaching has incorporated it in a modified form for the benefit of those who may not be aspiring Olympic champions but who want to "perform" better in their lives. Continue reading here...

Looking for more to read?

By Rabbi Shalom Arush - "I" Stands for "Input"

By Rabbi Lazer Brody - Choosing Your Life Goal

By Rivka Levy - The Erev Rav

By Racheli Reckles - The Lighthouse

Wishing you abundant blessings,
Dr. Zev Ballen


Dr. Zev Ballen