Click here to view Mindful Monday for October 12, 2020
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Click here to view Mindful Monday for September 28, 2020.
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The September 13 Mindful Monday document can be viewed here
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View Mindful Monday for August 31, 2020 here
At the outset of COVID we partnered with the Winnipeg Blue Bomber Football Club to provide nine topics of mental health resources for young athletes in Manitoba. After the first nine were completed we felt there was more to say, so we continued with 11 more subject areas to create a toolkit of 20 mental health concepts to support young athletes. The entire package can be viewed below. Please note that the remaining topics will be added as they are finalized.
#1 – Breathe
#2 – ABC’s of Focus
#3 – Mindfulness
#4 – Mental Health Meter
#5 – Process Goals
#6 – Imagery
#11 – Recovery is Key
#12 – Be Kind to Yourself
#13 – Make Stress Your Friend
#15 – Processing Loss
#16 – Re-entry
#18 – Life is Messy
#19 – Scouting Report
#20 – Your Legacy
View Mindful Monday for July 20, 2020 here.
Toogood Consulting has partnered with Johnston Group to provide support to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Moving forward we will be sharing one short email a week that highlights either mental health resources and tools or shared experiences (quirky, funny, heartwarming, scary, etc.) related to our current reality. Mindful Monday for June 1, 2020 can be viewed here.
Toogood Consulting has partnered with Johnston Group to provide support to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Twice a week we will be sharing short emails that highlight mental health resources and tools (Mindful Mondays) and another aimed at sharing experiences (quirky, funny, heartwarming, scary, etc.) related to our current reality (Thriving Thursdays).
When we think of high performance sport, we spend lots of time ensuring that our body is healthy. We hydrate, eat certain foods, warm-up and cool down. We pay particular attention to this during certain training phases or perhaps during a particularly demanding competitive event. We get that if we do not take care of our body, we cannot perform; across time and in critical moments. Read more >
Post #1: Re-considering failure as opportunities for development
“The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That’s real glory. That’s the essence of it.” – Vince Lombardi
In strength training, there is a phase where an athlete builds the most muscle. This is called the anabolic phase. In the anabolic phase, the athlete needs to do more work than the muscle can handle. That is, it needs to overload the muscle and break it down. If we never exceed the capacity of the muscle, it will never get bigger or stronger. Read more >