Most Important Six Inches on the Field or Court is between the Athlete’s Ears

The Most Important Six Inches on the Field or Court is between your Athlete’s Ears… So much of sports is focused on training and skill development and rightly so. But as a Mind Performance Coach, I’m surprised that little to no attention is given to the Unconscious Mind. When I refer to the Unconscious Mind,… Continue reading Most Important Six Inches on the Field or Court is between the Athlete’s Ears

Why Relationships Fail…Templates of Beliefs and Perceptions

Ever wonder why you have relationship issues? When people get into relationships, there’s always the honeymoon period. Love, Passion. There’s this idealized form of love we have in our mind based in part of our own construct of what we witnessed as relationship modeling from our parents, and then add in our cultural, religious, and… Continue reading Why Relationships Fail…Templates of Beliefs and Perceptions

Finding Sanity: the Return of the Body of my Youth

There comes a point when you need SANITY. I had reached a point in my life where it was no longer mentally reasonable or wise use of time to continually focus and obsess over diets, counting calories, diet fads, diet extremes. I’ve had many patients who injured themselves pursuing seemingly innocuous fitness routines, have corrective… Continue reading Finding Sanity: the Return of the Body of my Youth

Grief, Pain, Addiction, Substance Abuse: the Athlete.

Having a client in the UFC, I have been intently following the world of MMA fighting and recently read about the death earlier this month of UFC middle weight fighter Josh Samman. After being found unresponsive at his apartment, Samman died after being in a coma for 6 days. His friend Troy Kirkingburg was also… Continue reading Grief, Pain, Addiction, Substance Abuse: the Athlete.

Would you continue to eat something if you knew it was making you SICK???

Click for brief video, Would you continue to eat something knowing that it would make you sick? If you were eating something that was making you sick, Really Sick, maybe this is all I got to eat but it’s making me SICK!!! Well guess what, we all do it in that there’s a destructive relationship… Continue reading Would you continue to eat something if you knew it was making you SICK???

The Movie Extra: The Drama of Overplaying our Emotional Pain

I recently was asked to be an “Extra” in a movie being filmed here in Washington, DC. I was in the “background” as a media/press cameraman but I had no idea as to what, where, how the scene fit into the movie. As you know these movies are not shot in any particular order, but… Continue reading The Movie Extra: The Drama of Overplaying our Emotional Pain