Larry G. MaguirePerformance Psychology WriterI'm Larry, small business owner, writer, researcher, and psychology graduate. From an academic base in psychology, 20+ years in business, and amateur endurance sport, I aim to assist athletes and the self-employed find clarity and direction in career & work.Twitter …
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What is human performance psychology? What are the core aspects of human performance and how can we utilise them to produce continuous improvement in life and work? How can we apply psychological principles to manage stress, relieve anxiety and deliver elite-level performance in business, career and …
The ability to execute on cue in work or sport is a fundamental aspect of any high-level human performance. If you have ever been required to meet a tight deadline, conduct a task to a high proficiency under pressure, presented to an audience, or performed your sport on a big day, you'll understand …
In the following article, we will explore the autotelic personality and the aspects of the self essential for peak experience in work, sport and indeed life. High performance in any and all domains of work and play require it, and the degree to which we may cultivate these aspects of personality will almost certainly influence our performance results. Want to become a better actor, writer, craftsperson, athlete or business person? Take into account these aspects of the autotelic personality and work daily to build them in yourself
The PERMA Model, or Theory, of wellbeing was formulated by psychologist Martin Seligman and published in his 2011 book Flourish . The PERMA Model consists of five pillars; Positive emotion, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning, and Accomplishment and is central to Seligman’s hypothesis that human beings can build resilience through enhancing optimism over pessimism. In this article, […]
What is resilience, how does it impact performance and how can you build it in yourself? In this article, you’ll learn what resilience is, what resilience is not, how to build your resilience to better manage challenging conditions and develop your ability to bounce back from adversity. You’ll learn about the different types of resilience, what the traits and characteristics of a resilient person are, known risks to resilience, and strategies to help you cultivate these abilities in yourself.