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Moving from Motivation to Grit

By John Gassaway, PsyD | May 28, 2021

When we want to remain steadfast, determined, and successful with an endeavor, we are likely moving from motivation to grit. Motivation is extremely important to help us work through challenges and difficulties, give the effort necessary to progress, and focus our attention to succeed. Motivation can also be divided into intrinsic and extrinsic, a determination…

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Flow State and Memory

By John Gassaway, PsyD | May 28, 2021

There are considerable similarities of flow state in a vast number of accounts but that does not mean the experience is uniform. Flow state generally reveals a slowing of time (sometimes a loss of time is described, which is sometimes associated with the subject of memory), ease of challenge or effortless action (although the challenge…

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Coping with COVID: Year 2 (Part 3)

By John Gassaway, PsyD | Jan 31, 2021

Learning from ourselves and our ability to be resilient will help us to move through significant difficulties.

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Coping with COVID: Year 2 (Part 2)

By John Gassaway, PsyD | Jan 31, 2021

Coping with COVID in the second year leaves us to question “What will ‘normal’ look like once we have a system in place that protects us from this pandemic?” The adverse impacts of COVID on our social lives, economy, entertainment, and perception of trust in the system meant to protect us will, in my opinion, never…

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Coping with COVID: Year 2 (Part 1)

By John Gassaway, PsyD | Jan 31, 2021

Dealing with the stress of COVID we can learn from the past year.

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Coping with COVID

By John Gassaway, PsyD | Sep 16, 2020

We are all dealing with the difficulties that the pandemic has presented , there may be some easier ways to cope.

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Olympic Preparation Series: Trust Yourself

By John Gassaway, PsyD | May 6, 2020

Trust what has allowed you to succeed in training, competition, and life. Relying on yourself and remaining true to yourself will result in consistency in performance.

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Olympic Preparation Series: Athletes’ Routines

By John Gassaway, PsyD | Apr 2, 2020

Athletes who can sustain a routine even at the top of all competition will remain consistent, confident, and prepared.

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Olympic Preparation Series: Coaches’ Corner

By John Gassaway, PsyD | Mar 4, 2020

Athlete’s can read the attitude and approach of their coaches. Coaches can stick to their success and remain true to their methods even on the biggest stage.

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