Helicopter, Snowplow, And Curling Parents Aren't Teaching Resilience
"Nobody is going to sweep the ice for you" when life gets challenging as an adult, Carol Dweck explains.
Kids Always Answer That They Want To Hear Nothing From Sideline Parents
O'Sullivan urges parents to ask their kids what will be most helpful for them during games rather than yelling
Dan James: Effort Allows Athletes To Be Triumphant In Failure
In his time as a wheelchair tennis coach, James recounts a story of an athlete who was triumphant in failure.
Using The Growth Mindset To Become Self-Confident
Fostering a growth mindset - one in which we focus on effort and progress - leads to greater self-confidence.
True Confidence Is Not Based In Results, Feelings Or External Rewards
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart says confidence based on external feedback is "shaky confidence."
Advice From Performance Psychologist: Be Where Your Feet Are
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart's "Be where your feet are" approach keeps athletes focused.
The Great Irony: Focus On Process, Not Results, Gives You Better Results
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart explains the danger of focusing on results you can't control.
Next Play Speed: How Fast You Re-Focus Is More Important Than Results
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart uses the term "next-play speed" to emphasize quick recovery from mistakes.
What Happens When You Positively Reinforce The Way Kids Fail
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart on the power of positive reinforcement when athletes recover from mistakes
The Positive Effects Of Fist-Bumps And High-Fives
Dacher Keltner describes a less common way to fill teammates emotional tanks- fist-bumps, high-fives and hugs.