If we were able to recognise that we’re being overly critical or harsh and changing the words to a more understanding approach… and respond in a kind way as if to a friend or something, then you can see how the thoughts make a difference in how we feel.
Whether it’s beating ourselves up over our performance at work or the amount we exercised this week, it can feel like our minds have an amazing ability to find the worst in a situation and ruminate on it.
We all know that exercise helps us get fit and is great for our cardiovascular health, but the benefits don’t stop there. Here are five of the lesser-known benefits of adding regular, moderate exercise into your daily life, plus 5 Apps to help get you moving.
Join Sport and Performance Psychologist Michael Inglis and Performance Psychologist Marina Mateos for a not to be missed day for any athlete or coach wanting to take "the mental thing" to the next level
Lara is up to week 3 of Peak Performance workshop with Michael and she's been finding it tough. This week she learns the strength that frustration and disappointment can actually have in achieving peak performance
In January this year, Australian cyclist Bridie O’Donnell broke the women’s UCI Hour Record. She spoke to Jessica Slonim about her use of mindfulness and visualisation for enhancing her performance, how she bounced back from a setback late in her training, and her strategy for coping with the voice in her head that says she’s not good enough.