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The social distance dilemma in goal celebrations

Delighted to be asked to speak to BBC Three Counties on the subject of footballers and the psychology behind celebrating goals. In these strange times, where players are asked to go out and play a physical game that requires close contact and a lack o social distances, why are they under fire when it comes to a lack of social …

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The behaviour cycle

The behaviour cycle ‘Change your script to change your life.’ Leaders are keen to change their staff and team’s behaviours for more success; This could be to conform more, behave in a way to reflect the companies values and policies, engage with peers, be more collaborative, innovative, creative and ultimately of more benefit to the company. Yet, even as individuals …

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#2 Cognitive Distortions & Thinking Error –Overgeneralising

If you’ve been feeling down, have low self-esteem or are feeling anxious or depressed, the chances are that you are unconsciously thinking in a certain way that is feeding your low mood In psychology we call these thoughts ‘thinking errors or ‘cognitive distortions’.  Over the next few days, I will share some of these with you with a tip on …

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#1 Cognitive Distortions & Thinking Error – All or Nothing Thinking

If you’ve been feeling down, have low self-esteem or are feeling anxious or depressed, the chances are that you are unconsciously thinking in a certain way that is feeding your low mood In psychology we call these thoughts ‘thinking errors or ‘cognitive distortions’.  Over the next few days, I will share some of these with you with a tip on …

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BBC Radio Kent: Running: The five key benefits of running in a group

Benefits of running in a group Whether you’re an experienced runner or a novice, there can be some significant and worthwhile benefits of running in a group, rather than alone. These include the following: Accountability: You need to turn up! Motivation: The support and inspiration of others Social aspects: develop friendships and social support Improves performance: Learn from others Safety: …

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Choking in SPort: DIgital News

There are few non-life-threatening situations when an ordeal suffered by someone you’ve never met causes you pain. Watching a tennis player choke – or any athlete, for that matter – is one of them. It’s a torturous experience. You know they can perform better, and that they desperately want to. But, for some reason, they can’t. Poise, intelligence and technique …

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Magical Dean Ashton: The Daily Mirror

Dean Ashton back on the scoresheet but will have to play through pain barrier for another year. The West Ham hit-man scored his first goal since the 2006 FA Cup final defeat by Liverpool after missing the whole of last season with a broken ankle.ADVERTISING It has been a long and winding road back for Ashton as he suffered complication …

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British Psychological Society: Careers

Careers we talk to Roberto Forzoni about mindsets, music and magic; and Bronagh Hannon looks for light at the end of the tunnel in her arduous quest to become a clinical psychologist Mindsets, music and magicIan Florance meets Roberto Forzoni St Pancras station seemed like a good place to meet. I waited on the upper level by the small statue …

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Cheating in sport: i News

The psychology of cheating in sport, from chess champions playing dirty to tennis stars’ foul play Disgraced chess grandmaster Igors Rausis, who was banned from tournaments for six years after he was caught cheating by using a phone while sitting on a toilet, has been spotted competing under a new name By Kasia DelgadoOctober 13, 2020 12:52 pm Cheating in games …

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