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Culture Feb 23, 2024

This is Mental Fitness Fridays.

Culture.   It’s important in sports. But what if you need to change it?

It’s not simple or easy. 

Why?  

Preservation is...

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More fights after whistles, loss of control, and more. Feb 16, 2024

Thank's for joining us for Mental Fitness Fridays.

I've noticed that at all levels of sports there are more fights after whistles, loss of control. cheap, dirty plays fueled by anger. ...

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Mental Fitness Fridays: Let's talk concentration Feb 09, 2024

Thank's for joining us for Mental Fitness Fridays.

Concentrate. 

It's not just for orange juice. 

Lets talk concentration grids.  

I use these all the time when training...

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Early Success Jan 25, 2024

Early success.  Leads to more success.  Right?  The 2017  Atlanta Falcons led the Super Bowl 28-3.  Remember how that worked out?

Early success may make  you believe...

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The 5 Skills Jan 18, 2024

Have you ever wanted to just relieve yourself? 

Relieve the tension between mental health and mental toughness. 

Last week - we talked about a lens change.   Simple, but not...

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Relieving the tension Jan 11, 2024

Welcome to Mental Fitness Fridays.

We live in a world with a lot of tension. We all feel it.

It makes it hard to feel okay sometimes. It affects how you feel and seeps into you daily.

There's often...

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Reflecting on 2023 Jan 04, 2024

Welcome to Mental Fitness Fridays I'm Hans Skulstad.

If you're watching this today, it's likely that you have just finished celebrating the holidays with friends and family.

Christmas Eve day is my...

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Escaping the Maze Dec 14, 2023

Why did the old man fall down the well? He didn’t see that well.

That's deep. Makes a splash. LOL

Brains are amazing in the same way. Always working to keep blood flowing, provide safety....

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Believing in Yourself Nov 30, 2023

Why did Santa Claus go to therapy?  He didn't believe in himself.  LOL.  This is Mental Fitness Fridays.  I'm Hans.

Believing in you sometimes feels easy and hard.  Why...

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Thankfulness and Reflection Nov 22, 2023

Why don't turkeys fly? They don't know how to wing it. LOL

This is Mental Fitness Fridays. I'm Hans.

Thanksgiving is an important time. It's a time to reflect. Deeper than what a mirror provides....

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Adam Johnson: Rest in Peace Nov 10, 2023

Last week Former UMD Bulldog Adam Johnson died while playing in England.

I have had a relationship with the Bulldog program for many years. I was deeply saddened. I know from the people I have met...

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Hamilton: A Lesson in Mental Fitness Oct 20, 2023

About a week ago, my wife and I went to see the Broadway musical Hamilton in New York City. I thought we had scored $10 tickets to the show—the price of the bill Alexander Hamilton's face is...

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