Mile 133: FOUR principles found in every Black History story we’ve ever heard

When I taught my College course "Psychology of Sport" at Nyack College, one of my favorite sections was the 'Group and Team Dynamics' portion. Why? Because what sometimes they class didn't notice was that I was teaching them on something we were already experiencing together with our time together. This month is recognized in America … Continue reading Mile 133: FOUR principles found in every Black History story we’ve ever heard

Mile 132: A quick reminder for athletic programs and an option for understanding performance psychology

A long time ago, a man lived who gazed at the stars all night long. He believed that the stars revealed what the future would hold and he called himself an astrologer. One night, while he was out for a walk and gazing at the stars, he had a terrible premonition that the world would … Continue reading Mile 132: A quick reminder for athletic programs and an option for understanding performance psychology

Mile 132: If you really get the analogy at the end, it could help you embrace the difficulties of pushing forward!

"Oh the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person; having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words but to pour them all out, just as it is, chaff and grain together, knowing that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keeping what is worth keeping and then, with a breath of … Continue reading Mile 132: If you really get the analogy at the end, it could help you embrace the difficulties of pushing forward!

Mile 132: This is an inspiring story about a BEE that you will enjoy reading! (Never Give Up)

When I lived in California, I saw a remarkable spider’s web outside in my back yard, and I stood there gazing. I was looking because there was a small hole in the web’s design and I wanted to see if and when the spider was going to remodel its home. While hoping to watch a … Continue reading Mile 132: This is an inspiring story about a BEE that you will enjoy reading! (Never Give Up)

Mile 131: This Thanksgiving feels different.

This Thanksgiving feels different. It feels somber. Maybe it's because our nation has been hit with one natural disaster after another. Maybe it's because I'm thinking about those in California who have lost all of their belongings. Maybe it's because I'm remembering all of these mass shootings that have been taking place leaving parents, friends … Continue reading Mile 131: This Thanksgiving feels different.

Mile 131: Here’s what you need to understand about the process that creates anxiety and depression

I'm getting right to the point with this one. The Core FOUR Sequence (C4S) mimics, in a simplistic way, the process that information takes when it is being processed through the brain. This process can help us understand anxiety and depression in a general way. I first heard of this procedural circuitry in the brain … Continue reading Mile 131: Here’s what you need to understand about the process that creates anxiety and depression