Even the Best Fall Down Sometimes

From Sports Illustrated: Michael Phelps is one of the most decorated athletes of all-time, with an all-time best 18 Olympic Gold Medals to along with a laundry list of world records and other accomplishments.  Phelps is also human, which makes him susceptible to struggle, something he knows intimately.  In a …

Understanding the Science of Stress and Happiness

Dr. Amit Sood, Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, is one of the world’s leading doctors in the areas of stress and happiness.  He helped launch the Global Center for Resilience and Wellbeing (GCRW), whose stated mission is: To help people be stronger physically, cognitively, emotionally, socially and spiritually. …

Understanding the Mental Game

Read the entire story on The Players’ Tribune By Adonal Foyle, retired NBA player The first time I really wanted to understand the mental psyche of a professional athlete was when my coach was being choked by my teammate. That was 18 years ago — my rookie year. My curiosity …