Sports psychology is an emerging field of study on how our minds can affect physical and athletic performance. According to Peter Crocker, a sports psychologist and professor at the University of British Columbia, “Elite athletes have been using psychological techniques for years…it used to be that something had to be wrong for an athlete to [...]
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The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook covers many different techniques we can use, both during meditation and outside of meditation, in order to facilitate greater awareness in our lives and during our daily actions. The main goal is to become more aware of our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors as they take place in the present moment. [...]
This exercise will help increase concentration by using the breath as a focal point for meditation. It should take between 10-15 minutes depending on your natural pace of breathing. This is a great technique to use in the morning before you start your day, or during a break at work.