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Mental Health

A Culture of Openness: Relationship allows for dialogue
April 28, 2021

In our previous blog post we discussed building relationship, creating psychological safety - a culture where communication is second nature and your athletes know, without question,...

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Mental Health

Moving Beyond "I'm fine." Creating a Culture of Openness
April 14, 2021

Moving beyond “I’m fine” We relish the opportunity to invite people to feel more comfortable with addressing mental health. Something you’ll hear from us over and over again is to take...

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Mental Health

The Fatigue Phenomenon
March 24, 2021

There are several sport specific stressors we focus on when considering athlete mental health and performance. One of which, fatigue, has reared its head repeatedly for the past year....

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Shifting the way we think about mental health
March 10, 2021

Mental health is not just the absence of mental illness. It is a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of...

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Mental Health Parents

The Pressure on Parents in Sport
February 17, 2021

Parenting an athlete is an experience like no other! The amount of time and energy parents put in to taxiing back and forth to the rink, the pool, or the pitch for practice; sitting in...

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Team Culture Mental Health Coaches

The Importance of the Coach
February 2, 2021

The influence a coach has on the young people who come into their life is comparable to few. They have such tremendous power and opportunity to help shape individuals into who they are...

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Team Culture Mental Health

Why Connection and Relationships in Sport Are so Critical
January 18, 2021

We are living in a time of isolation. A way of life not very conducive to sport. Yet we have teams that have formed and have taken advantage of every opportunity that has allowed them to...

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Team Culture Mental Health

Hazing in sport: It's time to talk about it.
December 17, 2020

Let's talk about hazing. As we consider the wildly inaccurate word that is hazing, we started to think about what we used to call it - because it wasn't always called hazing. So,...

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Mental Health

5 Ways to Coach with Mental Health in Mind
November 26, 2020

Let us talk to you about coaches. We have the utmost respect for coaches. Coaches give a tremendous amount of time to their passion. They care about their sport and they care about their...

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You Need to Support Your Athletes
November 10, 2020

The sporting community has increased their understanding and empathy towards the individual athlete. They clearly recognize the importance of ensuring our young people are well, healthy...

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