Manage episode 264120323 series 77892
Dr. Patrick Cohn interviews Dr. Joe Havlick on the use of mindfulness to help athletes and performers succeed. Joe has a Ph.D. in Sport Psychology and works with performers and athletes of many ages, sports, and careers. Joe has a practice of meditation that he offers to all of his clients. Dr. Cohn and Dr. Havlick discuss how the qualities of being a great human being apply to helping athletes and performers.
Mindfulness is the process of having a moment-by-moment awareness of your thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. When using mindfulness, you are able to notice when your lose focus and be able to refocus on the present moment and not allow distractions from the past or future control your thinking.
Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents
- Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes
- Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report
- Read our Sports Psychology Articles
- Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs
*Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes