In this episode (our 50th!), Keith, Tim, and Taylor answer frequently asked questions about mindfulness and sport performance.
Tim begins the episode with a self-compassion mediation, and then we discuss:
[8:54] – Keith and Tim reflect on their experience hosting 50 episodes of the Mindful Sport Performance Podcast
[14:16] – Kayla Hightower’s question: How does increased mindfulness enhance sport performance and what is its relationship to anxiety?
[18:45] – Reflecting on the misunderstandings and the true process of “letting go”
[26:00] – FailBetterTraining’s Question: What are some common obstacles that athletes face when learning meditation, mindfulness, visualization, etc?
[35:12] – Reflecting on the level of commitment needed to see the tangible impact of mindfulness-based performance enhancement
[38:49] – Danny Ourian’s question: Can we be too aware such that this hampers us in performance?
[50:45] – Questions from James Schwabach and Tim Herzog: How do you work with clients who are stuck looking at mindfulness as the means to an end?
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Keith, Tim, and Taylor (our producer!)