By Kate F. Hays
Expert athletes comprehend the mind–body connection. For years, they've got discovered psychological talents from coaches, specialists, and different practitioners with a view to optimize actual functionality. Now, those comparable psychological abilities are being taught to a extensive diversity of performers, resembling dancers, actors, attorneys, surgeons, enterprise leaders, and rescue staff. The ensuing new box of performance psychology permits performers from quite a few fields to "get their head out of how in order that their physique can do what it really is educated to do."
In element, this e-book indicates the typical perform of functionality psychology. Case by means of case, the tales show how specialists have helped performers increase self belief, triumph over psychological blocks, deal with feelings, and use education thoughts comparable to imagery and confident self-talk so that it will in achieving the absolute best psychological country for performance.
The chapters mix concept and perform through integrating literature reports with real-world functions, they usually hide a variety of performers, together with athletes, appearing artists, enterprise leaders, and execs in high-risk occupations. vast consultation transcripts are supplied, together with the specialists' concepts and reactions in the course of the session.
Engaging, nuanced, own, and hugely available, this ebook can assist practitioners and scholars from numerous fields discover functionality psychology…in action.