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Below you will find audios and podcasts related to sport and performance psychology.

January 10, 2020 - Podcast of the Day

Ten Percent Happier - Dr. Kristin Neff

Life can be challenging. Its comforting to have kind, supportive people around you to help you through it. Dr. Kristin Neff believes its equally important to cultivate a kind, supportive inner voice. In this podcast, Dr. Kristin Neff discusses mindful meditation and self-compassion with Dan Harris.

January 9, 2020 - Podcast of the Day

Everyday MBA - Roger Firestien

Dr. Roger Firestien discusses his book "Create In A Flash" and ways to boost creative problem solving and innovation. Roger is the Senior Faculty Member at the International Center for Studies in Creativity at the State University of New York- Buffalo State. The Center confers the only Master of Science Degree in Creativity Studies of its kind in the world. In addition, Roger has worked a number of brands that we know, like Disney, AT&T, Clorox, and many more. Listen for three action items you can use today.

January 8, 2020 - Podcast of the Day

The Tim Ferris Podcast - Greg McKeown

This episode of The Tim Ferriss Show showcases two chapters from Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown (@GregoryMcKeown). The first chapter explains how to say “no” gracefully (and why most of us have trouble doing this in the first place), and the second one gives us ways to cut our losses and uncommit in the aftermath of a premature “yes.” This should help you shorten your to-do list and lengthen your not-to-do list.

January 7, 2020 - Podcast of the Day

Lewis Howes' School of Greatness - Simon Sinek

In this podcast, Simon Sinek sits down with Lewis Howes to discuss purpose, passion, confidence and all sorts of other pertinent topics in the world of sport, business, and performance. Which resonated most with you?

January 6, 2020 - Podcast of the Day

Think Out Loud - Mental Health Resources for College Athletes

In this podcast, NCAA Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brian Hainline, MD discusses the realities of mental health concerns among today's student-athlete. Later, a student-athlete at Oregon State University, as well as Coordinator of Sport Psychology Services, Dr. Fernando Frias, PsyD, engage in an eye-opening discussion of why student-athletes face struggles and some creative and cost-effective ways to address them. A lot of good stuff in here that further emphasizes the need for a variety of services that meet or address needs all along the continuum. #damworthit_campaign

January 3, 2020 - Podcast of the Day

Rich Roll Podcast - Episode 413 - w/ guest David Goggins

In this audio, Rich Roll interviews the "hardest man alive" David Goggins on his story, his motivations, and his mindset. If you don't know, follow, or familiar with Goggins, you should start. He speaks his message passionately, does not hold back, and will no doubt help your own motivation increase, maybe not to his level, but to yours. Enjoy!

January 2, 2020 - Podcast of the Day

Derek Sivers - Keep Your Goals to Yourself

In this audio, Derek Sivers shares prior research demonstrating that announcing your goals to others actually DECREASES how long you work towards your goals. These findings stand in contrast to a plethora of research that says vocalizing your goals does help. So, what's up? Well, maybe it's not a matter of sharing or not sharing. Instead, the important part is deciding WHO you share it with as shown in this research from The Ohio State University professor Howard Klein. Check out a summary of his research here. What do you think? To share? Or not to share?

January 1, 2020 - Podcast of the Day

The One Thing Podcast - Episode 1

This podcast was based off of the book called The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results, by Gary Keller and Jay Papsan. The book, as well as the podcast, reiterates the importance of focusing on the simple and starting small, often as simple and small as one. In the spirit of the goal "One" thing, I decided to offer up Episode One as the starting point. For more information on The One Thing, check out the website here or click on the title to listen.