In this video I speak on the Simms & Lefkoe Podcast about the massive expectations placed upon professional athletes. By creating an environment in which the expectations are irrelevant and the focus is on staying in the zone and sticking to routines, athletes can curb the pressure and perform to the best of their abilities.
In this video I share with Business Insider the reason you shouldn’t buy your dad a gift for Father’s Day. What dads really want is your love and validation so put away your credit card and tell him what you appreciate about him as a father.
In this video I talk to Business Insider about the techniques firefighters use on the job to ward off extreme stress and anxiety. By slowing down, focusing on breathing and maintaining a routine, firefighters are able to master the moment and get the job done.
In this video I speak with Fox News about my new book, Life As Sport, and athletes’ dedication to mental preparation in their performances. I explain how your ability to prepare mentally and face adversity with fact-based positivity will help you on or off the field. It’s important to focus on what we can control, i.e. what we do and what we think. Taking the focus off of the results and putting it onto the process is how you will find success.
In this video with Business Insider I talk about how elite athletes can reframe the way they think about “slumps” in their performance. By accepting a slump as a statistically acceptable aberration and a period for adjustment, elite athletes are more likely to get back in the zone and perform to the best of their ability.